Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes by Anthony Clarke

Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

EditorAnthony Clarke, Andrew Moore

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The doctrine of God is central to theology for it determines the way in which other regions of Christian doctrine are articulated, yet work on this topic in its own right has been occluded recently by treatments of the Trinity or divine passibility. This collection of specially commissionedessays presents major treatments of key themes in the doctrine of God, motivated by but not restricted to the work of Professor Paul S. Fiddes to whom it is offered as a Festschrift. It includes invigorating discussions of the biblical and non-biblical sources for the doctrine of God, and thesection on "Metaphysics and the Doctrine of God" examines some of the most important conceptual questions arising in contemporary theological debate about the being and nature of God, and God's relations to the world. The final section of the book on "God and Humanity" will be highly relevant to scholars working in the fields of theological anthropology, moral and political theology, on inter-faith relations, on theology and literature, or who are interested in the impact of contemporary science on the doctrineof God. The introduction relates the essays in the book to the work of Professor Fiddes and to wider debates in Christian doctrine. This volume brings together a team of internationally distinguished scholars from a wide range of theological, philosophical and religious perspectives, and they willstimulate fresh thinking and new debate about this most central of topics in Christian theology.

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Anthony Clarke is Tutorial Fellow in Pastoral Studies and Community Learning at Regent's Park College, Oxford and a member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford. Andrew Moore is a Fellow of the Centre for Christianity and Culture, Regent's Park College, and a Member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion, Univ...
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Title:Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. FiddesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pagesPublished:December 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ForewardAcknowledgementsList of ContributorsIntroductionSources of the Doctrine of God1. John Barton: God, the World, and Wisdom2. H. R. H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad: The Rule of Law of Love3. John E. Colwell: 'In the beginning was the Word': On Language and Presence4. Andrew Moore: Experience and the Doctrine of GodMetaphysics and the Doctrine of God5. Frances Young: Apathos Epathen: Patristic Reflection on God, Suffering and the Cross6. John Webster: Non ex aequo: God's relation to creatures7. Jurgen Moltmann (translated by Judith Wolfe): The Passibility or Impassibility of God: Answers to J.K. Mozley's 'Six Necessary Questions'8. Stephen Holmes: 'Who Can Count How Many Crosses?': Paul Fiddes on Salvation9. Keith Ward: Freedom, Necessity, and Suffering in God10. Paul Helm: Impassionedness and 'So-called Classical Theism'God and Humanity11. Judith Wolfe: Eschatology and Human Knowledge of God12. Pamela Sue Anderson: Sublimation and Sublime Meaning: Pain and Passion in an Infinite, Intellectual Love of God13. Oliver Davies: Self, World and Other: Where is Wisdom to be Found?14. Bernd Wannenwetsch: Creation and Ethics: On the Legitimacy and Limitation of Appeals to 'Nature' in Christian Moral Reasoning15. David Burrell: 'There is at most one God': Jewish-Christian-Muslim exchange on the issue of God16. Chris Rowland: 'For thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory and not Caesars or Satans Amen': William Blake, Politics and TheologyBibliography of the Works of Paul FiddesIndex of Names and Subjects