50. Thomas F. Torrance

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. Tapio Luoma

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch50

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Luoma, T. (2012) Thomas F. Torrance, 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.ch50

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Helsinki, Finland

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:

  • theological work, of Thomas Forsyth Torrance;
  • relating theology and science;
  • space and time, as the stage of God's Revelation;
  • common rationality of human questioning, basis of honest thinking;
  • interaction of theology and natural science, Christian viewpoint;
  • theological character of space and time;
  • realism based on theology;
  • threat of dualism;
  • Anglo-Saxon theologians, of the Reformed tradition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Torrance's Life

  • Space and Time as the Stage of God's Revelation

  • The Theological Character of Space and Time

  • Realism Based on Theology

  • The Threat of Dualism

  • A Scientific Lesson to Learn

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading