Creativity and God: A Challenge to Process Theology, New Edition

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Creativity and God is a sympathetic criticism of process theology. Neville shows that process thought is deeply mistaken to distinguish as it does so sharply between creativity and God and thus falls into both metaphysical and religious difficulties. Metaphysically, it cannot give an adequate account of temporality in God, and Lewis Ford’s attempt to do so is analyzed here; nor can it give an account of eternity in God, and Charles Hartshorne’s efforts are analyzed.

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About the author

Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology at Boston University where he is also Dean of the School of Theology. He is past president of the American Academy of Religion, the Metaphysical Society of America, and the International Society for Chinese Philosophy. He has also written The Tao and the Daimon; The Puritan Smile: A Look Toward Moral Reflection; A Theology Primer; God the Creator: On the Transcendence and Presence of God; Recovery of the Measure: Interpretation and Nature; Reconstruction of Thinking; Behind the Masks of God: An Essay Toward Comparative Theology; The Highroad Around Modernism; Eternity and Time’s Flow; Normative Cultures; The Truth of Broken Symbols; and The Cosmology of Freedom; and edited New Essays in Metaphysics, all published by SUNY Press.

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SUNY Press
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Published on
Jan 1, 1980
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Pages
163
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ISBN
9781438414508
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / General
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