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Natural theology: Metaphysics II.

Gerard Smith

Natural theology: Metaphysics II.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God -- Knowableness.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesChristian wisdom series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL205 .S56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6090680M
    LC Control Number51006955
    OCLC/WorldCa377307


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The Metaphysics of Creation is a continuation of the project begun in The Metaphysics of Theism, moving the focus to the second book of Aquinas's Summa contra gentiles.

Building upon his account of God's existence and nature, Aquinas argues that the existence of things other than God must be explained by divine creation out of : Norman Kretzmann. The Metaphysics of Theism presents an explanation and evaluation of Aquinas's natural theology, the paradigm of which is the first book of the Summa contra gentiles.

Natural theology provides the traditional and still central means of integrating philosophy with (some of) theology. What makes this enterprise natural theology is its forgoing of appeals to revelation as evidence for Author: Norman Kretzmann.

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