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Description - The Entangled God by Kirk Wegter-McNelly

In The Entangled God, Kirk Wegter-McNelly addresses the age-old theological question of how God is present to the world by constructing a novel, scientifically informed account of the God--world relation. Drawing on recent scientific and philosophical work in "quantum entanglement," Wegter-McNelly develops the metaphor of "divine entanglement" to ground the relationality and freedom of physical process in the power of God's relational being. The Entangled God makes a three-fold contribution to contemporary theological and religious discourse. First, it calls attention to the convergence of recent theology around the idea of "relationality." Second, it introduces theological and religious readers to the fascinating story of quantum entanglement. Third, it offers a robust "plerotic" alternative to kenotic accounts of God's suffering presence in the world. Above all, this book takes us beyond the view of theology and science as adversaries and demonstrates the value of constructively relating these two important areas of intellectual investigation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415775588
ISBN-10: 0415775582
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kirk Wegter-McNelly

Kirk Wegter-McNelly is Assistant Professor of Theology at Boston University, and teaches and writes about the theological implications of contemporary science. He is co-editor of Quantum Mechanics: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action (2001) and Science and the Spiritual Quest: New Essays by Leading Scientists (Routledge, 2002).

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