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The Love of God

Paperback|Aug 2015
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:"For God so loved the world ..."We believe these words, but what do they really mean? Does God choose to love, or does God love necessarily? Is God's love emotional? Does the love of God include desire or enjoyment? Is...


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:"For God so loved the world ..."We believe these words, but what do they really mean? Does God choose to love, or does God love necessarily? Is God's love emotional? Does the love of God include desire or enjoyment? Is God's love conditional? Can God receive love from human beings?Attempts to answer these questions have produced sharply divided pictures of God's relationship to the world. One widely held position is that of classical theism, which understands God as necessary, self-sufficient, perfect, simple, timeless, immutable and impassible. In this view, God is entirely unaffected by the world and his love is thus unconditional, unilateral and arbitrary. In the twentieth century, process theologians replaced classical theism with an understanding of God as bound up essentially with the world and dependent on it. In this view God necessarily feels all feelings and loves all others, because they are included within himself.In The Love of God, John Peckham offers a comprehensive canonical interpretation of divine love in dialogue with, and at times in contrast to, both classical and process theism. God's love, he argues, is freely willed, evaluative, emotional and reciprocal, given before but not without conditions. According to Peckham's reading of Scripture, the God who loves the world is both perfect and passible, both self-sufficient and desirous of reciprocal relationships with each person, so that "whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life."
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 431575
  • Product Code 9780830840793
  • ISBN 0830840796
  • EAN 9780830840793
  • Pages 297
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Aug 2015
  • Sales Rank 64976
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 22mm
  • Weight 0.408kg
  • :acknowledgmentsabbreviations1. Conflicting Models Of Divine Love2. Toward Addressing The Conflict: A Canonical Approach3. <em>agape</em> Vs. <em>eros</em>? The Biblical Semantics Of Divine Love4. The Volitional Aspect Of Divine Love5. The Evaluative Aspect Of Divine Love6. The Emotional Aspect Of Divine Love7. The Foreconditional Aspect Of Divine Love8. The Reciprocal Aspect Of Divine Love9. Who Is The God Who Loves?author Indexsubject Indexscripture Index

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