an anthology and careful analysis of the contemporary theological literature on
divine action see Owen Thomas, ed., God's Activity in the World: The
Contemporary Problem, Studies in Religion Series/American Academy of
Religion, No. 31 (Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1983). and Owen Thomas,
"Recent Thought on Divine Agency," in Divine Action, ed. Brian Hebblethwaite and Edward Henderson
(Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1990). More conventional terminology for divine
action is that of providence, for which see Michael J. Langford, Providence
(London: SCM Press Ltd., 1981). For a
detailed analysis of the philosophical problems involved see Keith Ward, Divine
Action (London: Collins, 1990). and Thomas F. Tracy, Editor, The God Who
Acts: Philosophical and Theological Explorations (University Park: The
Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994).
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