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Theology is about God and Creation, or more precisely perhaps about our ideas of them, how they are formed and somewhat justified, although it is stressed that they can be neither proved nor disproved. This book is a thematic compilation drawn from past works by the author over a period of thirteen years.

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Theology is about God and Creation, or more precisely perhaps about our ideas of them, how they are formed and somewhat justified, although it is stressed that they can be neither proved nor disproved.

This book is a thematic compilation drawn from past works by the author over a period of thirteen years.
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Theology

Published 2009 by Author through Lulu.com in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1. Chapter One 7
1. Logic and mysticism. 7
2. On natural proofs of religion. 10
3. Theodicy and the Believer's Wager. 19
4. Proof of God by analogy? 26
5. Disproofs of God? 28
2. Chapter Two 37
1. Nagarjuna’s main arguments 37
2. Other issues raised 48
3. Buddhism and Theism 51
3. Chapter Three 57
1. Applying logical standards to theology 57
2. Conceiving the Divine attributes 62
3. Analyzing omniscience and omnipotence 69
4. Harmonizing Justice and Mercy 74
5. The formlessness of God 81
4. Chapter Four 85
1. Causation and volition 85
2. Necessity and inertia in causation 93
3. Direct and indirect volition 100
4. Matter-mind and spirit 105
5. Conceiving Divine volition 107
6. Spiritual Darwinism 112
7. Theological perspectives 115
5. Chapter Five 123
1. Two distinct endeavors 123
2. Many people make claims 126
3. How to decide? 128
4. A word on Buddhism 130
5. Evaluating claims 131
6. Acknowledging science 135
6. Chapter Six 137
1. Interpretations of meditation 137
2. The coexistence of the One and the many 145
3. The individual self in Monism 151
4. Already there 158
7. Chapter Seven 165
1. The idea of God. 165
2. The idea of creation. 167
3. Two acts of faith. 169
References 171

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Number of pages
174
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8.3 x 5.8 x inches

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