Anticipating Omega: Science, Faith, and Our Ultimate Future

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Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006 - 221 páginas
Ted Peters asks how the eschatological vision of God's ultimate future (omega) fits on a map of reality along with physics, evolutionary biology, genetics, and technical prognostications for a post-human future.

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Foreword by Michael Welker
7
Preface
9
Omega and Divine Retroactivity
11
The Prolepsis of New Creation
28
Barriers to Grace in a Scientific Era
47
Grace in the Genes?
67
The Hermeneutics of Evolution
77
The PostHuman Soul Part One
106
The PostHuman Soul Part Two
129
Science in Pastoral Ministry
154
Proleptic Dignity Proleptic Ecology and Prophetic Politics
177
Index
201
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Página 27 - Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
Página 100 - Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with sighs too deep for words.
Página 132 - You," your joys and your sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules.
Página 17 - The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
Página 11 - I am the Alpha and the Omega, "says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
Página 27 - We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.
Página 26 - And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "See, the home of God is among mortals. He will dwell with them as their God; they will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them; he will wipe every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; mourning and crying and pain will be no more, for the first things have passed away.
Página 44 - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
Página 54 - I learned and reflected, the less ready was the answer ; until, at last, I came to the conclusion that I had neither art nor part with any of these denominations, except the last. The one thing in which most of these good people were agreed was the one thing in which I differed from them. They were quite sure they had attained a certain "gnosis...

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