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Aesthetics and the Arts in Relation to Natural Theology  

Frank Burch Brown

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines the significance of aesthetics and the arts to natural theology, first discussing ways that natural theology can circumvent the evident religiosity of certain kinds of art. It ... More

The Film Viewer and Natural Theology: God's ‘Presence’ at the Movies  

Robert K. Johnston

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines the claim that God shows up at the movies. It addresses such questions as: what exactly does God's ‘presence’ at the movies mean? How is a ‘reel spirituality’ described, and how ... More

Formation and the Critique of Culture  

Joakim Garff

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter analyses Soren Kierkegaard's views about formation of identity and critique of culture. It suggests that the Kierkegaardian notion of culture and formation has a broad range of meanings ... More

Images in Natural Theology  

Kristóf Nyíri

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter discusses the connection of images to natural theology, demonstrating how images fulfil an essential role in revealed religions and examining the role of images at the level of ... More

Imagination and Natural Theology  

Douglas Hedley

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter focuses on the connection between imagination and natural theology. It argues that the association of imagination and natural theology is only counter intuitive if one sees imagination ... More

Jewish Business Ethics  

Barry J. Leff

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
This chapter discusses the Jewish approach to business ethics. It first identifies several fundamental principles of Jewish business ethics, and then applies them to several common issues ... More

The Making of the Modern Metropolis  

Graham Ward

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Feb 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines the relationship between the thoughts of theologians and philosophers and the cities that nurtured and inspired them. Such an analysis is important because the development of ... More

Nationalism and Patriotism  

Stephen Backhouse

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Feb 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter, which first defines nationalism by describing its features, looks at nations, states, and nation-states, and then examines nationalism's relationship to patriotism. It then turns to the ... More

Selfhood and ‘Spirit’  

John J. Davenport

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines Soren Kierkegaard's thoughts about selfhood and spirit. It analyses Kierkegaard's conceptions of self, passion, and will in his psychological works and , suggesting that these ... More

Theology and Mystery  

William J. Wainwright

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2009
This article discusses the place of mystery in Christian thought and practice. Both Christians themselves and their critics have historically thought that the concept of mystery is central ... More

Tradition  

Tracey Rowland

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Feb 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter traces the history of the theological treatment of tradition. The discussions cover Francisco Suárez's revised account of revelation and the (The Dogmatic Constitution on Divine ... More

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