Wandering beneath Sacred Canopies: Robert C. Neville's Systematic Theology

Philosophy East and West 67 (1):267-273 (2017)
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Abstract

Robert Neville’s three-volume set, Philosophical Theology, is a work of considerable physical heft and remarkable intellectual scope, a magnum opus that redefines how we understand religion and its place in the interconnected world of today: “Religion is human engagement of ultimacy expressed in cognitive articulations, existential responses to ultimacy that give ultimate definition to the individual and community, and patterns of life and ritual in the face of ultimacy”. This new definition is necessitated by the fact that “the ultimate reality of the world consists in its being created in all its spatiotemporal complexity by an ontological act of creation”. Philosophical...

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