8. The Concept of Creation: Reflections and Reconsiderations

  1. Alister E. McGrath

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392524.ch8

Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology

Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology

How to Cite

McGrath, A. E. (2011) The Concept of Creation: Reflections and Reconsiderations, in Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392524.ch8

Author Information

  1. King's College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333435

Online ISBN: 9781444392524

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Keywords:

  • Creation as Event and Process - Augustine of Hippo;
  • Evolution and an Emergent Creation;
  • God's Action within the Evolutionary Process;
  • “mediate creation”;
  • “naturalistic evolution”;
  • “stable, uniquely created world maintained by general laws”;
  • “commonality is taken for the proof of its sense”;
  • “sacred tradition”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Seventeenth Century: The Regnant Theology of Creation

  • Creation as Event and Process: Augustine of Hippo

  • Evolution and an Emergent Creation

  • God's Action within the Evolutionary Process