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God's Power

Traditional Understandings and Contemporary Challenges

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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
12/1/1990
ISBN:
9780664251062
Pages:
252
Trim Size
6 x 9
Product Type:
Paper

With this book, Anna Case-Winters provides a reconstruction of the doctrine of God based on process theology and feminist thought. She takes a fresh approach to the problem of theodicy (the justification of God's goodness and omnipotence in view of the existence of evil) and contends that traditional attempts to address this problem are unsuccessful because they do not discuss the meaning of omnipotence. Once the dispute is recast, it is not a question of how much power is attributed to God, but what kind. Case-Winters provides a coherent and theologically viable doctrine of omnipotence that avoids the pitfalls of traditional beliefs.

Anna Case-Winters is Professor of Theology at McCormick Theological Seminary. An ordained Presbyterian minister, she is the author of God's Power: Traditional Understandings and Contemporary Challenges and Reconstructing a Christian Theology of Nature.


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