48. The Quest for Transcendence in Theology and Cosmology

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. Alexei V. Nesteruk

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch48

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Nesteruk, A. V. (2012) The Quest for Transcendence in Theology and Cosmology, in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (eds J. B. Stump and A. G. Padgett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch48

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Portsmouth, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

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Keywords:

  • quest for transcendence, in theology, cosmology;
  • horizontal transcendence, beyond limits constituting knowledge;
  • science–theology dialogue;
  • transcendence in eucharistic experience;
  • eucharistic dialectic, of transcendence and immanence;
  • scientific activity, devoid of thanksgiving dimension;
  • ecclesial, experiential theology, and the divine;
  • apophatic approach in philosophical theology;
  • mediation in theology and science, and transcendence;
  • “knowledge” of the universe, saturated phenomenon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transcendence in Eucharistic Experience

  • Eucharistic Experience in Science?

  • The Apophatic Approach in Philosophical Theology

  • The Possibility of Dialogue in Science and Theology

  • Transcendence-in-Immanence in Cosmology

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading