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Christianity in a mechanistic universe and other essays

Donald MacCrimmon MacKay

Christianity in a mechanistic universe and other essays

a symposium

by Donald MacCrimmon MacKay

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Published by Inter-Varsity Fellowship in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Donald M. Mackay
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL239.2 .M23 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26563085M

      With three books published in the last year — A Splendid Wickedness and Other Essays, The Dream-Child’s Progress and Other Essays, and The Hidden and the Manifest: Essays in Theology and.   The essays touch on the thought of Shakespeare, John Wycliffe and the Lollards, Locke and Descartes, Jonathan Edwards, Bonhoeffer and, especially, Calvin as resources for an inquiry into what it means to be human. The book is a defense of the beauty and mystery of human beings, creatures “fearfully and wonderfully made.”Author: The Presbyterian Outlook.


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;etc. discussions). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. revised. The Open Mind and Other Essays (Leicester: InterVarsity Press) p Murphy, Nancey. "Phillip Johnson on Trial." Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 45(1) White, Andrew. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, (Republished by).

Christianity and The Urantia Book: The Meredith J Sprunger Essays. Sprunger is an ordained UCC minister with a background in philosophy and theology. He is also a social scientist with a doctorate in psychology, and has had a distinguished career as a college professor and administrator.

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