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Problems in Theology 5: God in Action
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Problems in Theology 5: God in Action

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This reader gathers sections from a wide range of authors on the meaning and status of divine action. It culls from contemporary writings on providence, miracle, prayer and grace together with some relevant classical texts. Topics include locating God’s action, images of divine control, human freedom in relation to providence and grace, the nature of and evidence of miracle, prayer and pain, answers to prayer, and the experience of grace. Contributors include Peter Baelz, Karl Barth, Vincent Brummer, David Hume, David Jenkins, C. S. Lewis, Helen Oppenheimer, D. Z. Phillips, Karl Rahner, Paul Tillich, Thomas Tracy, Victor White and Maurice Wiles.

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  • Title: Problems in Theology 5: God in Action
  • Editors: Jeff Astley, Ann Loades, and David Brown
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 125

About the Editors

Jeff Astley is director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education and and an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the University of Durham.

Ann Loades is Emeritus Professor of Divinity in the University of Durham.

David Brown is Van Mildert Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham and a canon of Durham Cathedral. His books include Choices, Invitation to Theology, The Divine Trinity, and, most recently, a collection of sermons, The Word to Set You Free.

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