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The Providence of God (Contours Of Christian Theology Series)

Paperback|Oct 1993
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The word 'providence' seems to have dropped out of our everyday Christian vocabulary. But questions about God's activity in our world – his 'provide-ence' for us and his creation – are as alive as ever before. Providence is the...


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The word 'providence' seems to have dropped out of our everyday Christian vocabulary. But questions about God's activity in our world – his 'provide-ence' for us and his creation – are as alive as ever before.

Providence is the point at which theologians and the broader Christian community find their most intense conversations. Questions about God's activity in the world today, his guidance of believers, human freedom versus divine will, the place of prayer in the workings of his will, his responsibility for evil – all of these are related to his providence. How we think about these issues is deeply related to our understanding of God and of how we should serve and worship him.

In the face of recent arguments that God's knowledge of the future is limited and that he therefore takes risks, Paul Helm undergirds his discussion of divine providence with an understanding of God as risk-free. 'The Providence of God' is a clear, vigorous and thought-provoking introduction to a critical area of theology.

CONTOURS OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY SERIES General Editor: Gerald Bray The CONTOURS OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY is a series of concise introductory textbooks focused on the main themes of Christian theology. The authors introduce the perennial questions and their time-tested solutions while moving forward to explore contemporary issues and rework evangelical formulations of the faith.
- Publisher.

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 64860
  • Product Code 0851118925
  • EAN 9780851118925
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category God & Trinity
  • Publisher Apollos
  • Publication Date Oct 1993
  • Sales Rank 17418
  • Dimensions 210 x 20 x 210mm
  • Weight 0.301kg

Paul Helm

Paul Helm is a teaching fellow in theology and philosophy atPaul Helm is a teaching fellow in theology and philosophy at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. From 1993 to Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. From 1993 to 2000 he taught as professor of the history and philosophy o 2000 he taught as professor of the history and philosophy of religion at King's College, University of London. He has pf religion at King's College, University of London. He has published numerous books and articles, including Eternal God:ublished numerous books and articles, including Eternal God: