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Process theology and the Christian doctrine of God

Process theology and the Christian doctrine of God

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Published by St. Bede"s Publications in Petersham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God.,
  • Trinity.,
  • Process theology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementspecial issue editor, Santiago Sia.
    SeriesWord and spirit,, 8
    ContributionsSia, Santiago.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX801 .W67 vol. 8, BT102 .W67 vol. 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2723825M
    ISBN 100932506461
    LC Control Number86017446

      Some process theologians think that Whitehead’s God is too speculative and prefer to define God purely within human experience. Henry Nelson Wieman said, “God is that process in which human values grow.” He described that process brilliantly and considered the reality of this God both cases, God is a process. Shannon E. Sullivan serves as the associate pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church in downtown Frederick. She graduated with an from Drew Theological School, where she studied with Dr. Catherine Keller. She first encountered process theology through her mother, a pastor and student of Dr. Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki. See Course Schedule.

    In , we published a book, Process Theology: An Introductory Exposition, in which we aimed to “show the creative potentiality of a process perspective in theology.” In addition to its explanation of process concepts and their application to Christian doctrine, the book noted the contribution of Whiteheadian thought toward. Process theology is the theological position that God is changing as is our knowledge about God, God is not immutable, Jesus is not God in flesh, and the Bible is not God's inerrant Word.

    Christian books focused on theology and doctrine, using God's Word as the focal point. In the past twenty years, several books and articles have been written which are critical of process theology. This literature contains some stimulating intellectual responses as well as several ad hominem pieces which are more concerned with rhetorical flourish and pietisms than critical reflection. 1 There are some who want to rid the church of process theology because it is too.


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Process theology and the Christian doctrine of God Download PDF EPUB FB2

Process theology is an important development in contemporary thinking about God, and this is an ideal introduction.

Epperly covers the history and major concepts and--more important--he keeps coming back to the "so what" of these beliefs/5(22). A well written account of process theology. The research is sound. A strong focus in this book is the application of process theology to the world and it's problems.

There are also two appendices, one focusing on the topic of process theology itself, the other a guide to the literature. Both are gain thoroughly researched and useful to the by: Christian Process Theology.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Contents: God, time and change / Brian Davies --A changing God?/ Santiago Sia --God's changelessness / Illtyd Trethowan --Argument in metaphysics of religion / Charles Hartshorne --Process perspectives and Trinitarian theology / Joseph A.

Bracken --God's historicity: Trinitarian. Handbook of Process Theology addresses both the depth and scope of process theological thought.

It brings together distinguished contributors from several generations of process theological history to reflect on a multitude of outlooks and concerns, all grounded in the foundational emphases of the process approach: the discernment of an immanent and active divine presence in the evolution of /5(8).

Hartshorne offers a closely reasoned philosophical argument for a doctrine of God based, not on the classical metaphysical categories of traditional theology, but on process philosophy that allows some non-absolute aspects of God.

Chapter A Whiteheadian Doctrine of God by John B. Cobb, Jr. Systematic Theology: The Doctrine of God, Volume 1 [Katherine Sonderegger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Systematic Theology: The Doctrine of God, Volume /5(6).

Books shelved as process-theology: Process and Reality by Alfred North Whitehead, On the Mystery: Discerning Divinity in Process by Catherine Keller, God. All of Christian theology centers on the doctrine of the Triune God. There is no doctrine more important because every other doctrine makes sense only in relation to the doctrine of God.

There is also no doctrine more easily misunderstood. Controversies swirled around the doctrine of God in the early church as Christians attempted to understand how Scripture could simultaneously teach that there is only one God Author: Keith Mathison.

The rationale for process theology evolved from philosophical critiques of Augustine’s attempt to combine the living God of the Bible with the changeless being of neo-platonic metaphysics and reframed the doctrine of God in relation to a contemporary view of nature and the new historical consciousness.

Irenically challenging open theism and process theology, Highfield shows that the classical doctrine of God actually preserves our confidence in God's love and his liberating action better than its opponents do. This traditional doctrine, Highfield argues, grounds our dignity and freedom in the center of reality, the trinitarian life of :   Theology – Process Theology The is running a series of articles by individuals in dialogue with Thomas J Oord’s latest book, The Uncontrolling Love of God.

Posted in Philosophy, Theology - Process Theology and tagged Open Theism on J by christopher fisher. The Doctrine of God. In process theology, God does not know the future exhaustively.

He can guess at what may or may not happen, but absolute knowledge is not attainable until events actually occur. Process theologians deny that Jesus Christ is God in flesh and therefore mankind has no need for salvation. Process theology is a type of theology developed from Alfred North Whitehead's (–) process philosophy, most notably by Charles Hartshorne (–) and John B.

Cobb (b. Process theology and process philosophy are collectively referred to as "process thought". For both Whitehead and Hartshorne, it is an essential attribute of God to affect and be affected by temporal. Process theology then does simply fall into a certain heretical category in its doctrine of Scripture, God, or Christ, rather it samples from many heretical beliefs.

The claims of process theology cannot be entertained by the faithful Christian community. Henry Young combines Black theology and Process theology in his book Hope in Process. Young seeks a model for American society that goes beyond the alternatives of integration of Blacks into white society and Black separateness.

He finds useful the process model of the many becoming one. Process theology supports them, but probably goes farther than any other theological school in this challenge.

The relation to science of process theology, including its doctrine of God, is two-sided. First, process theology intends to be completely open to what the sciences can teach us about the world.

Book Review: Word and Spirit, a Monastic Review: 8 Process Theology and the Christian Doctrine of God Show all authors. Norman Pittenger. Norman Pittenger. See all articles by this author.

Search Google Scholar for this author. Theology ISSN: X Online ISSN: Author: Norman Pittenger. An Overview of Process Theology. By Gary F. Zeolla. Process Theology is a rather recent and very controversial movement.

This article will explain and evaluate its beliefs. But first, a look at the background and history of Process Theology. History of Process Theology. Process Theology (PT) has its roots in the Grecian, philosopher Heraclitus. I myself think that Cobb's version of process theology could be made even more attractive to mainline Roman Catholic and Protestant readers if the process doctrine of the God-world relationship were reconceived in consciously trinitarian terms and if explicit reference were made to the longstanding Christian belief in personal immortality or.

In other words, if our doctrine of God is in error, it will adversely affect everything we believe and confess about every other doctrine of the Christian faith. Adopting process theology, open theism, or deism, for example, affects one’s doctrine of creation, man, sin, salvation, and everything else.A masterful treatment of The Doctrine of God!

Offering a cogent defense of the theology of lordship, John Frame provides fresh insight on transcendence and immanence, human responsibility and freedom, evil and God's agency, God and gender, theophany and incarnation, and other issues, all in light of the Trinity.

His exhaustive analysis is sure to set a new standard in systematic theology. Brand: P & R Publishing. The concepts of process theology include: God is not omnipotent in the sense of being divine has a power of persuasion rather than force.

Process theologians have often seen the classical doctrine of omnipotence as involving coercion, and themselves claim something more restricted than the classical doctrine.