A Perspective on Natural Theology from Continental Philosophy

Russell Robert Re Manning

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Abstract

This chapter sets out a distinctive perspective on natural theology that is informed by a more synthetic account of the general tendencies of continental philosophy. It first discusses definitions of natural theology and pistic theology; Heidegger' s refusal of a natural theological voice; the relation of natural theology to recent developments in political theology; and natural theology as heir to the Platonic defence of theonomous morality. The chapter then examines a perspective on natural theology informed by the work of two influential American continental philosopher/theologians, John D. Caputo and Mark C. Taylor.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology
EditorsRussell Re Manning
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages262-275
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780199556939
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

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