God and Religion in the Postmodern World: Essays in Postmodern Theology
The naturalistic theism presented in this book is addressed to readers who have found liberal theology empty or who believe that one cannot be religious and fully rational and empirical at the same time. Griffin shows that the postmodern view is more empirical and rational than that of late modern materialism.
This is not a return to early modern dualistic supernaturalism. The mechanism and sensationalism of Descartes and Newton precluded a real union of religion and science. Griffin's postmodernism offers a deeply religious and fully scientific theology, providing a new basis for spiritual discipline and for a pacific mortality that could reverse the militarism of modernity.
Griffin proposes a revisionary, constructive postmodern theology challenging the deconstructive philosophy that calls itself postmodern and leads to relativism and nihilism.
Creativity and Postmodern Religion
God in the Postmodern World
Evolution and Postmodern Theism
Postmodern Anirnism and Life after Death
Spiritual Discipline in the Medieval
Imperialism Nuclearism and Postmodern Theism
Note on Centers
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