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What is at stake on divine action debates?

Wanneer:wo 04-05-2016 15:00 - 18:00
Waar:room Beta

Lecture by Ignacio Silva (Faculty of Theology, Oxford), organized by the GCMEMT
Discussants: Dr Han Thomas Adriaenssen (Groningen), Dr Jeroen de Ridder (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

The notions of providence and divine action, and in particular the metaphysical mechanisms by which God might be said to act within the created universe, have been discussed at large in the past two decades within the English-speaking philosophical and theological academic environments, in particular in relation to the ways in which nature works as described by science. Similar discussions are found throughout the history of philosophical and theological discourses in relation to the rational knowledge of the natural world. My goal in this paper is...(continue reading...)