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End of the World and the Ends of God Science and Theology on Eschatology

ISBN-10: 1563383128

ISBN-13: 9781563383120

Edition: 2000

Authors: John Polkinghome, Michael Welker, Polkinghorne

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 2/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Science and Theology on the End of the World and the Ends of God
Eschatology in the Natural Sciences: Catastrophes and Hope
Introduction: Eschatology and the Sciences
Scientific Accounts of Ultimate Catastrophes in Our Life-Bearing Universe
Eschatology: Some Questions and Some Insights from Science
The Lord of Time: Brain Theory and Eschatology
Subjective and Objective Hope: Propositional and Attitudinal Aspects of Eschatology
Eschatology in the Cultural Sciences and Ethics: The Shaping of Eschatological Thought
Introduction: Cultural Perspectives on Eschatology
Cultural Cosmology and the Impact of the Natural Sciences on Philosophy and Culture
The Ends of Man and the Future of God
Contingent Futures: Imagining the Ethics of Cosmology
The Church as a Cultural Space: Eschatology and Ecclesiology
Time as a Moral Space: Moral Cosmologies, Creation, and Last Judgement
Eschatology in the Biblical Traditions: Themes of the End-Time
Introduction: Reading the Bible with "the End" in View
Faith at the Nullpunkt
Judgment and Joy
Christian Hope and the Denial of Death: Encountering New Testament Eschatology
Hope and Creation
Eschatology in Theology and Spirituality: Hope and Eternal Life
Introduction: Realistic Eschatology
Our Reasons for Hope
Eschatology without a Future?
Is There Life after Death?
Enter into Joy! Sin, Death, and the Life of the World to Come
Resurrection and Eternal Life: The Canonic Memory of the Resurrected Christ, His Reality, and His glory
Appendix: Metaphor and Reality
Contributors
Index