The Doctrine of Creation: Essays in Dogmatics, History and Philosophy

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Colin E. Gunton
T & T Clark, 1997 - Religion - 179 pages
Particular prominence is given to discussion of creation 'out of nothing', the relation of eternal creator to temporal creation, the trinitarian construction of the doctrine and its ethical implications. Opens up new dimensions to an important topic.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ASPECTS OF A DOCTRINE OF CREATION
17
THE DOCTRINE OF
29
THE END OF CAUSALITY? THE REFORMERS
63
CREATIO EXNIHILO AND THE SPATIO
83
CREATION AND ESCHATOLOGY
105
DIVINE AND HUMAN CREATIVITY
135
GOD CREATION AND THE CHRISTIAN
149
INDEX
177
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About the author (1997)

Colin E. Gunton was Professor of Christian Doctrine, King's College, London, UK, and a Minister of the United Reformed Church.

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