God and Rationality


Thomas F. Torrance, God and Rationality (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1997); #1997-611


Torrance, Thomas F. God and Rationality. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1997; #1997-611

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Reprint with new preface. "Many readers may find it helpful to begin with the second and third chapters or with the last chapter, and then to return to the introductory chapter before proceeding to the rest of the book, although the philosophical and scientific theologian will doubtless prefer to begin with 'Theological Rationality'. Since this book is designed to accompany Theological Science and Space, Time and Incarnation, may I direct readers to those books for the treatment of some questions which they may miss here?" Preface, ix. (Thus this is in effect one volume of a trilogy on epistemology.)

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Preface, vii-ix. I. INTRODUCTION. 1: Theological Rationality, 3. II. THEOLOGY OLD AND NEW. 2: The Eclipse of God, 29. 3: Cheap and Costly Grace, 56. III. THEOLOGY AND SCIENCE. 4: Theology in a Scientific World, 89. 5: Ecumenism and Science, 112. IV. WORD AND SPIRIT. 6: The Word of God and the Response of Man, 137. 7: The Epistemological Relevance of the Spirit, 165. V. POSTSCRIPT. 8: Theological Persuasion, 195. Index of Persons, 207. Index of Subjects, 209.

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