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The Resource Spacetime and theology in dialogue, by Gideon Goosen, (electronic resource)

Spacetime and theology in dialogue, by Gideon Goosen, (electronic resource)

Spacetime and theology in dialogue
Spacetime and theology in dialogue
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by Gideon Goosen
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Space time and theology in dialogue
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Marquette studies in theology
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no. 57
Spacetime and theology in dialogue, by Gideon Goosen, (electronic resource)
Spacetime and theology in dialogue, by Gideon Goosen, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-172) and indexes
Some philosophical questions about space and time -- The Greek philosophers -- Time as moving according to number (Plato) -- Time a puzzle to Aristotle -- Plotinus expands on Aristotle -- Augustine and subjective time -- Is time real? (Kant) -- Temporality fundamental to being (Heidegger) -- Eternity? -- Insights from psychology and anthropology -- Hints about eternity -- Time standing still -- Jung and synchronicity -- Ontological importance of time (Panikkar) -- Is time linear or cyclic? -- Time and teleology -- Primal cultures and time -- What is science saying about spacetime? -- Time is relative -- From 3D to 4D -- Nature of spacetime a mystery -- Travel into future is possible -- There is no universal "now" -- Problem areas for theology -- Dominus Iesus -- Salvation and the liturgy -- Image of God -- Linear time -- Liturgical problems -- Theologians -- Cause and effect -- Dualisms : God as a receptacle -- Time as an illusion -- Image of God -- Model 1: Time as an illusion : time is now -- Liturgical time -- Kairic time -- Sacramentality and the patristic period -- Retro-active sacraments -- Postmodernism -- Application to spacetime -- Spatio-temporal constructions of humans -- Time as clockwork : a succession of events -- Model 2: Time as clockwork : a succession of events -- Time in the Bible -- Eschatological and apocalyptic time -- Creation out of nothing? -- Christ-centered time -- Points of convergence -- Time as becoming -- Model 3: time as becoming -- Process theology -- Does God know beforehand? -- The God-world relationship -- Incarnational dimension -- Some weaknesses in process theology -- Time as a secondary construction -- Model 4: time as a secondary construction -- A theological response -- Incarnation -- Free or not? -- Process theology and free will -- Conclusion -- A new concept : spacetime -- Trinitarian -- Incarnational -- Biblical -- Liturgical and sacramental -- Inclusive of synchronicity -- Acceptance of mystery of spacetime
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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