51. Arthur Peacocke

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. Taede A. Smedes

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch51

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Smedes, T. A. (2012) Arthur Peacocke, 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.ch51

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

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:

  • Arthur Peacocke, one of the three “scientist-theologians”;
  • relevance of the sciences for theology;
  • re-examining, claimed cognitive content of Christian theology;
  • “emergentist monism”;
  • monism, contrasted with dualism;
  • metaphors, models, and doctrine of God;
  • theological critical realism;
  • natural theology and God;
  • kenotic view of God's power and knowledge;
  • nature of the cosmos, panentheism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biography

  • The Relevance of the Sciences for Theology

  • Metaphors, Models, and the Doctrine of God

  • The Nature of the Cosmos and Panentheism

  • Humanity and Christ

  • References

  • Further Reading