101 Key Terms in Philosophy and Their Importance for Theology

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Religion - 116 pages

Written by two philosophers and a theologian, this book provides easy access to key terms in philosophy and how they are understood and used in theology. The focused entries discuss what the terms have meant in classical and contemporary philosophy and then shift to what these philosophical understandings have meant in the history of Christian theology to the present day. The result is a unique volume that clearly shows the interplay of these disciplines and how theology has been influenced by the language and vocabulary of philosophy.

 

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When I first started reading theology, this book was extremely helpful. Most theology that I read involves some involvement with philosophical concepts and this book lays out many of those key terms ... Read full review

Contents

Being and Goodness
11
DualismMonism
17
Ethics Biblical
23
18
42
23
53
Omnipresence
62
Plato and Platonism
70
Substance
83
70
97
71
113
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About the author (2004)

Kelly James Clarkis Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Richard LintsisAndrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts.

James K. A. Smithis Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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