1. Physics Topic: Big Bang Cosmology and Creation Theology
theology, as the history of deism underscores.
Instead results from cosmology can count as a form of theological
evidence, but only with a much more complex and carefully delineated
understanding of what evidence means and how it helps
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2. Divine Action Topic: Barbour, Ian G. Five Models of God and Evolution....
up with the absentee God of deism ? The neo-Thomist view of God as primary cause working through secondary
causes as defended by Bill Stoeger tries to escape this conclusion, but Barbour
thinks it undermines human freedom. Alternatively, God
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3. Intelligent Design Topic: Must All the Design in the Natural World Be Front-...
to be just as successful as deism was historically, which always served as an unsatisfactory halfway house between theism (with its informationally open universe) and naturalism (which insists the universe remain informationally closed).
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4. Physics Topic: The Theology of Creation
creation tradition rejects a
deism in which God's only creative act was at the beginning of
a static, deterministic world, or even a more sophisticated theology
of creation which still views all of the universe in terms of
a single and
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5. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: God of the Gaps
before - some form of deism , God
being described as the first cause of all things, but as not otherwise active
in the unfolding cosmos .
God behind - the third obvious
strategy is to posit that God acts
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6. Divine Action Topic: Peacocke, Arthur. Chance and Law in Irreversible ...
response to the charge of deism , as
Peacocke emphasizes, is to see Gods action as immanent within natural
processes. Moreover, as Rustum Roy points out, the interplay of chance and law
in nature means that we should accept a similar
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7. Divine Action Topic: Lucas, John R. The Temporality of God."
traditional orthodoxy and deism ,
Lucas cites both Barth and process theology in support of divine
temporality. Moreover, the Biblical
witness is unalterably to a God who acts in specific ways. Though God may be beyond time in the sense
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8. Divine Action Topic: Moltmann, Jurgen. Reflections on Chaos and God...
more problematic models: deism
and pantheism . In their place Moltmann commends to us a trinitarian model in
which God the Father creates through the Logos /Wisdom in the power of the Holy
Spirit. . . . God not only transcends the world
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9. Information Science Topic: Divine Information
it seems we are left with Deism.
I should say that both
Peacocke and Barbour are careful to state that information is only ever
realised in physical states during coding, transmission, and decoding, and that
it should not be seen "in
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10. General Term: Collins, Anthony (1676-1729)
philosopher, who promoted deism and a sceptical attitude towards
by: Dr. Christopher Southgate
for Collins, Anthony
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