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:This book explores anew the theme of creation in Scripture, tradition, and contemporary theology. David Fergusson defends the classical account of creation out of nothing but gives more sustained attention than the Christian tradition typically has given to the holistic significance of the created world. Offering both doctrinal exposition and apologetic argument, Fergusson discusses creation in relation to the problem of evil and the fall, divine providence, deism, Darwinian evolution, environmental ethics, animal rights, and other matters. Unusually, the book also touches on the topic of extraterrestrial intelligence. Concise and accessible, Fergusson's Creation will be particularly useful to students and others seeking a well-informed overview of this important subject.
Meet the Author
Fergusson was formerly a lecturer in the theology faculty at Edinburgh University. He is now Professor of Theology at the University of Aberdeen.