God's Action in the World Hardback

The Bampton Lectures for 1986

by Maurice F. Wiles;


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God's Action in the World

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Does God act in the world? Does he affect what happens to us in the varied experiences of our daily life? If so, in what ways and by what means? In an age when so many of the particular cases in which communities or individuals find themselves led to speak of God's acting prove to be cases which appear to others both morally and spiritually unacceptable, we need to give thought to the deeper underlying issue. Can God be said to act in the world at all? Does God even exist? The nature of God's action is clearly of the utmost importance for Christians, because they claim that God does act in the world and has acted specifically in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. But how does his action here relate to his action elsewhere? How do we discern it? These questions lead Professor Wiles to discuss the nature of creation, the origin of evil, providence in public and private history and finally God's action in Christ and in us. Concerned to give a consistent overall interpretation, he provides answers which at the same time question much current Christian thinking.

God's Action in the World by Maurice F. Wiles was published by SCM Press in August 2012. The ISBN for God's Action in the World is 9780334053019.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherSCM Press (August 2012)
Weight295g
Number of Pages118
Thickness10 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9780334053019
ISBN-100334053013
Product Code4284573
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