The Resource The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) : The Creator of an American Process Theology, (electronic resource)

The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) : The Creator of an American Process Theology, (electronic resource)

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The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) : The Creator of an American Process Theology
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The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975)
Title remainder
The Creator of an American Process Theology
Title variation
Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Henry Nelson Wieman was one of the most influential American religious figures of the late twentieth century. His work is examined here in relation to other notable thinkers such as Henri Bergson, William James, James Dewey, Alfred Whitehead, and Josiah Royce among others. He was also a mentor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work set the stage for naturalistic theism. Wieman believed that creative religion constituted by self-giving individuals must always exist in relation to divine cosmic individuality. A radically individual nature of the process of change means that religion must enc
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Rich, Charles M
Dewey number
230.092
Language note
English
LC call number
BX4827.W45 R53 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Theology -- History -- 20th century
  • Wieman, Henry Nelson, 1884-1975
  • Theology
  • Religion
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Christianity
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The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) : The Creator of an American Process Theology, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
Contents
  • THE NATURALISTIC THEISM OF HENRY NELSON WIEMAN (1884-1975): The Creator of an American Process Theology; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part One: Discovering a Life Quest; Chapter I: Introduction: Building an Academic Career; Chapter II: A Park College Education; Chapter III: Seminary, A Year in Germany, and Four Years in the Pastorate; Part II: To Harvard for Graduate Study; Chapter IV: Defining the Greatest Good Within a Naturalistic Value Theory; Chapter V: Defining the Greatest Good as Creative Process
  • Chapter VI: A Philosophy of Religion and a Metaphysics of CommunityPart III: Intellectual Alliances and Divergences; Chapter VII: Wieman's Response to Whitehead on Philosophy of Nature; Chapter VIII: Nature and Nurture of Religion; Chapter IX: Wieman's Divergence from Whitehead; Chapter X: Wieman's Response to Dewey: An Instrumentalism Directed by Creativity; Chapter XI: Wieman and Dewey on Value and Religion; Chapter XII: Faith as Absolute Commitment; Part Four: The Challenge of the Future; Chapter XIII: Affirming the Foundations of Naturalistic Process Theism
  • Chapter XIV: Defining the Creative EventChapter XV: The Transformation of Selfhood and Culture; Chapter XVI: Postscript: What of the Future?; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
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1 online resource (429 p.)
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electronic
Isbn
9780773418837
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000259043
  • (EBL)1026930
  • (OCoLC)811507392
  • (SSID)ssj0000722748
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12281539
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000722748
  • (PQKBWorkID)10696845
  • (PQKB)10134782
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000259043
Label
The Naturalistic Theism of Henry Nelson Wieman (1884-1975) : The Creator of an American Process Theology, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • THE NATURALISTIC THEISM OF HENRY NELSON WIEMAN (1884-1975): The Creator of an American Process Theology; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part One: Discovering a Life Quest; Chapter I: Introduction: Building an Academic Career; Chapter II: A Park College Education; Chapter III: Seminary, A Year in Germany, and Four Years in the Pastorate; Part II: To Harvard for Graduate Study; Chapter IV: Defining the Greatest Good Within a Naturalistic Value Theory; Chapter V: Defining the Greatest Good as Creative Process
  • Chapter VI: A Philosophy of Religion and a Metaphysics of CommunityPart III: Intellectual Alliances and Divergences; Chapter VII: Wieman's Response to Whitehead on Philosophy of Nature; Chapter VIII: Nature and Nurture of Religion; Chapter IX: Wieman's Divergence from Whitehead; Chapter X: Wieman's Response to Dewey: An Instrumentalism Directed by Creativity; Chapter XI: Wieman and Dewey on Value and Religion; Chapter XII: Faith as Absolute Commitment; Part Four: The Challenge of the Future; Chapter XIII: Affirming the Foundations of Naturalistic Process Theism
  • Chapter XIV: Defining the Creative EventChapter XV: The Transformation of Selfhood and Culture; Chapter XVI: Postscript: What of the Future?; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (429 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773418837
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000259043
  • (EBL)1026930
  • (OCoLC)811507392
  • (SSID)ssj0000722748
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12281539
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000722748
  • (PQKBWorkID)10696845
  • (PQKB)10134782
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000259043

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