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The Natural and the Supernatural

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  • Date Published: August 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107426948

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  • John Wood Oman (1860–1939) was a renowned British theologian who was Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster College, Cambridge. In this book, which was first published in 1931, Oman provides a comprehensive discussion regarding the sacred aspects of human existence in their relationship with the material world. Fundamental points are raised in connection with the nature of freedom, knowing and the spiritual aspects of the universe. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the writings of Oman, theology and philosophy.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107426948
    • length: 522 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.66kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Scope and Method:
    1. The field of inquiry
    2. The seat of religion
    3. Theories of religion as illusion
    4. Theory and history
    5. The religious environment
    6. Standpoint
    7. Method and problems
    Part II. Knowing and Knowledge:
    8. Awareness and apprehension
    9. The individual and individuality
    10. The form of perception
    11. Sensation
    12. Value and validity
    Part III. Necessity and Freedom:
    13. Cosmologies of freedom and of necessity
    14. Concordats between necessity and freedom
    15. Evolution as a process of the natural
    16. Evolution as a process of the supernatural
    17. Freedom
    18. Conscience and conscientiousness
    19. The ideal and the real
    Part IV. The Evanescent and the Eternal:
    20. History and experience
    21. Classification of religions
    22. The primitive
    23. The polytheistic
    24. The mystical
    25. The ceremonial-legal
    26. The prophetic
    Appendix A. The holy
    Appendix B. Kant and Hegel
    Appendix C. The unity of awareness
    Appendix D. The origins of modern science
    Appendix E. Biological principles
    Appendix F. An ethical classification of religions
    Appendix G. Some primitive ideas
    Appendix H. Primitive monotheism
    Appendix I. The primitive in Indian religion
    Appendix J. Mysticism

  • Author

    John Oman

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