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Creation and the Sovereignty of God brings fresh insight to a defense ofGod. Traditional theistic belief declared a perfect being who creates and sustainseverything and who exercises sovereignty over all. Lately, this idea has beencontested, but Hugh J. McCann maintains that God creates the best possible universeand is completely free to do so; that God is responsible for human actions, yethumans also have free will; and ultimately, that divine command must be reconciledwith natural law. With this distinctive approach to understanding God and theuniverse, McCann brings new perspective to the evidential argument fromevil.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Creation and the Sovereignty of God brings fresh insight to a defense ofGod. Traditional theistic belief declared a perfect being who creates and sustainseverything and who exercises sovereignty over all. Lately, this idea has beencontested, but Hugh J. McCann maintains that God creates the best possible universeand is completely free to do so; that God is responsible for human actions, yethumans also have free will; and ultimately, that divine command must be reconciledwith natural law. With this distinctive approach to understanding God and theuniverse, McCann brings new perspective to the evidential argument fromevil.
  • Produktdetails
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 294
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 22 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juli 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 234mm x 160mm x 28mm
  • Gewicht: 590g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253357144
  • ISBN-10: 0253357144
  • Artikelnr.: 33612196
Autorenporträt
Hugh J. McCann is Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. He is author of The Works of Agency: On Human Action, Will, and Freedom.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Need for a Creator
2. Creation and the Natural Order
3. Eternity
4. Evil, Freedom, and Foreknowledge
5. Free Will and Divine Sovereignty
6. Sin
7. Suffering
8. Divine Freedom
9. Creation and the Moral Order
10. Creation and the Conceptual Order
11. Divine Will and Divine Simplicity
Notes
Bibliography
Index