Other Themes In Christian Doctrine

1 See, e.g., David Fergusson, Community, Liberalism and Christian Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998), and Raymond Plant, Politics, Theology and History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).

2 E.g. Hans Kiing, The Church (Tunbridge Wells: Search Press, 1968).

3 Philip L. Quinn, 'Kantian Philosophical Ecclesiology', Faith and Philosophy 17 (2000), pp. 512-34.

4 Kant's work (dating from 1793) may be found, in English translation, in the volume of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant, entitled Religion and Rational Theology, ed. and trans. Allen Wood and George Giovanni (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

5 Quinn, 'Kantian Philosophical Ecclesiology', p. 515. (The Kant quotation may be fund, in another translation, on p. 135 of the Cambridge Edition cited in note 4).

7 Bruce H. Kirmmse, 'The Thunderstorm: Kierkegaard's Ecclesiology', Faith and Philosophy 17 (2000), pp. 87-102.

9 Keith Ward, Religion and Community (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000).

10 See, e.g. Geoffrey Lampe, The Seal of the Spirit (London: Longmans, 1951).

11 G. E. M. Anscombe, Ethics, Religion and Politics. Collected Philosophical Papers Volume III (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1981), pp. 107-12.

12 Nicholas Wolterstorff, 'The Remembrance of Things (Not) Past: Philosophical Reflections on Christian Liturgy', in Thomas P. Flint (ed.), Christian Philosophy (Notre Dame: University ofNotre Dame Press, 1990), pp. 118-61.

13 See, e.g., Mircea Eliade, The Myth of the Eternal Return (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974).

14 Wolterstorff, 'The Remembrance of Things (Not) Past', p. 153.

16 Robert Merrihew Adams, Finite and Infinite Goods. A Framework for Ethics (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 225-8.

18 Ninian Smart, The Concept of Worship (London: Macmillan, 1972).

19 See Peter Geach, 'On Worshipping the Right God', in his God and the Soul (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969), pp. 100-16.

20 See Rudolf Otto, The Idea of the Holy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1923).

21 See, e.g., John Hick, God has Many Names (London: Macmillan, 1980).

22 Paul Gwynne, Special Divine Action. Key Issues in the Contemporary Debate (Rome: Gregorian University Press, 1996).

23 Maurice Wiles, God's Action in the World (London: SCM Press, 1986).

25 Section 3.1.8. Details of Helm's book are given in note 37 to that chapter.

26 Vernon White, The Fall of a Sparrow. A Concept of Special Divine Action (Exeter: the Paternoster Press, 1985).

27 P. T. Geach, Providence and Evil (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977), p. 58.

28 Thomas P. Flint, 'Providence and Predestination', in Philip L. Quinn and Charles Taliaferro (eds.), A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997), pp. 569-76.

29 See William Hasker, God, Time and Knowledge (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989) and 'Anti-Molinism is Undefeated!' in Faith and Philosophy 17 (January 2000), pp. 126-31, and references given there.

30 Robert M. Adams, 'An Anti-Molinist Argument', Philosophical Perspectives 5 (1991), pp. 343-53, and 'Middle Knowledge and the Problem of Evil', American Philosophical Quarterly 14 (1977), reprinted in Robert M. Adams, The Virtue of faith and Other Essays in Philosophical Theology (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987), pp. 77-93.

31 Patrick McGrath, 'Professor Geach and the Future', New Blackfriars 54 (1973), pp. 497-504: pp. 503f.

32 Brian Hebblethwaite, 'Some Reflections on Predestination, Providence and Divine Foreknowledge', Religious Studies 15 (1979), pp. 433-48: p. 440.

33 Other aspects of the debate over divine foreknowledge are discussed by David Hunt and his critics in Faith and Philosophy 10 (1993), pp. 394-438: see David P. Hunt, 'Divine Providence and Simple Foreknowledge'; Tomis Kapitan, 'Providence, Foreknowledge, and Decision Procedures'; David Basinger, 'Simple Foreknowledge and Providential Control'; and David P. Hunt, 'A Reply to my Critics'.

34 See chapter 3, section 3.1.8.

35 Ludwig Feuerbach, The Essence of Christianity (1841), Eng. trans. by George Eliot (1854), ed. Harper Torchbook (New York: Harper and Row, 1957), p. 113.

36 David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, section X (Hume's Enquiries, ed. L. A. Selby-Bigge, Oxford: The Clarendon Press; 2nd edition, 1902), p. 115n.

37 Richard Swinburne, The Concept of Miracle (London: Macmillan, 1970).

39 Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, pp. 116-22.

40 See Keith Ward, Divine Action (London: Collins, 1990), ch. 10.

41 Austin Farrer, Saving Belief. A Discussion of Essentials (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1964), p. 83.

42 David Brown, The Divine Trinity (London: Duckworth, 1985), ch. 1.

43 David Brown, Tradition and Imagination. Revelation and Change (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), p. 277.

44 Austin Farrer, Love Almighty and Ills Unlimited (London: Collins, 1962); Saving Belief; A Science of God? (London: Geoffrey Bles, 1966; American edn. entitled, God is not Dead (Wilton, CT: Morehuse-Barlow, 1966)); Faith and Speculation (London: Adam & Charles Black, 1967).

45 Faith and Speculation, p. 104.

46 Love Almighty and Ills Unlimited, p. 95

47 Saving Belief, p. 51.

48 Faith and Speculation, p. 62.

51 Faith and Speculation, p. 66.

52 John Polkinghorne, Science and Providence. God's Interaction with the World (London: SPCK, 1989), p. 12.

54 Faith and Speculation, p. 103.

55 Brian Hebblethwaite and Edward Henderson (eds.), Divine Action. Studies Inspired by the Philosophical Theology of Austin Farrer (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1990).

56 Thomas F. Tracy, God, Action and Embodiment (Grand Rapids MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1984). Tracy's essay in Divine Action is entitled 'Narrative Theology and the Acts of God', pp. 173-96.

57 'Narrative Theology and the Acts of God', p. 186.

58 See Hebblethwaite and Henderson (eds.), Divine Action, pp. 16f.

59 Keith Ward, Divine Action. The reference to Farrer is on p. 51.

60 See also John Polkinghorne, 'The Metaphysics of Divine Action', in Robert John Russell, Nancey Murphey and Arthur Peacocke (eds.), Chaos and Complexity. Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action (Vatican City: Vatican Observatory, 1995), pp. 147-56.

61 Farrer, Faith and Speculation, p. 62.

62 G. E. M. Anscombe, Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Mind.Collected Philosophical Papers, vol. II (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1981), p. 146.

63 Ward, Divine Action: ch. 4 'The Integral Web'; ch. 5 'The Death of the Closed Universe'; ch. 6 'The Enfolding Spirit'; ch. 7 'The Constraints of Creation'.

64 D. J. Bartholomew, God of Chance (London: SCM Press, 1984).

65 See Ward, Divine Action, pp. 98f., and Polkinghorne, Science and Providence, pp. 27f.

66 Science and Providence, pp. 28ff.

67 Steven D. Crain, 'Divine Action in a World Chaos: An Evaluation of John Polkinghorne's Model of Special Divine Action', Faith andPhilosophy 14 (1997), pp. 41-61.

68 Ward, Divine Action, p. 158.

70 Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologie 2a2ae.83.ad 2.

71 Ward, Divine Action, p. 160.

72 Eleonore Stump, 'Petitionary Prayer', in Philip L. Quinn and Charles Taliaferro (eds.), A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997), pp. 577-83. See also Stump's earlier article, 'Petitionary Prayer', American Philosophical Quarterly 16 (1979), pp. 81-91.

73 Stump, 'Petitionary Prayer', in Quinn and Taliaferro (eds.), p. 581.

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