1. General Term: Holistic
Holistic A wide-reaching term, designating views in which the individual elements of a
system are determined by their relations to all other elements of that system.
Being highly relational, Holistic theories do not see the sum of
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2. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: The Hidden-Variable Theory of David Bohm
theory . It points to a more
holistic view of the quantum world . Indeed Bohm himself stressed the holistic
aspect of quantum theory in his later years, after his conversion from Marxism
See also the many-worlds interpretation
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3. General Term: Chaos Theory
referred to as holistic chaos.
The current deterministic laws would then be seen as simple approximations to
holistic chaos through what Polkinghorne calls downward emergence.
Finally, the new theories of holistic
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4. Divine Action Topic: Green, Joel B. Restoring the Human Person: New Te...
New Testament Voices for a Wholistic and Social Anthropology ."
New Testament scholar Joel
B. Green was asked to write an essay reflecting current scholarship on biblical
views of human nature. In Restoring the Human Person: New
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5. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Peacocke and Polkinghorne: Comparison of...
requiring to be treated in holistic terms and of their being open to
top-down causality through the input of active information. It is not proposed
that this is the localized mechanism by which agency is exercised. I do not
suppose that either
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6. Divine Action Topic: Stoeger, Willam R., S.J. The Immanent Directional...
there must be overarching holistic laws of nature which constrain
the universe to behave in ways which clearly manifest purposes or ends. Many
other scientists and philosophers, however, report they have found no evidence
of an immanent
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7. Evolution Topic: Step 3: What emerges well done is the new creation
We are holists. According to holistic or emergentist
thinking, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Evolutionary history
has witnessed the emergence of living creatures, which as organisms constitute
wholes that reorganize and give new
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8. General Term: Quantum Theory
displays a holistic character entirely unlike classical composite systems
(what can be called whole-part causality as distinct from whole-part
constraints): once interacting, now vastly separated,
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9. Neuroscience Topic: The Person in The New Testament
supports a holistic and nonreductive physicalist account
of the person. However, some argue that the New Testament presupposes
dualism , since there are a few passages appearing to support a
doctrine of "the intermediate
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10. Neuroscience Topic: The Person in Hebrew Scriptures
in the Hebrew scriptures is holistic and nonreductive
physicalist . Jewish scholar Neil Gillman writes:
Biblical anthropology knows nothing of this dualistic picture
of a person which claims that a human being is a composite of
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