1. General Term: Cosmos
Cosmos A complex and orderly system, such as our universe; the opposite of chaos.
A complex, well-ordered, and unified system, usually referring to the world
of human experience or to the universe as a whole. The verb in Greek
2. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: The Remarkable Uniformity of the Universe
expansion rate of the cosmos becomes critical - too rapid and the
irregularities will not be amplified enough for galaxy formation to occur; too
slow and the cosmos will be closed with a lifetime too short to permit
3. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Analysing the Anthropic Arguments
anthropic features of
the cosmos . Two ways of interpreting this are possible.
It may be a claim that rational observers are the efficient cause of the
universe. However, this would imply that time reversal is a reality on a cosmic
4. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: A Classification of Theories of Divine A...
creating and sustaining the cosmos from
moment to moment. There is no particular causal joint, only the overall
creator-creature relation. As Tracy points out, this is essentially to subsume
providence into creation, and pays a heavy theological
5. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Peacockes View of Divine Action
is the environment of
the cosmos . His Gods
interaction with the world, by means of the input of information - is the
highest-level emergent property (see the concept of emergence ) of the cosmos as
system, a system within which God is
6. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Polkinghornes View of Divine Action
This thought-aspect of the cosmos might be
the medium by which Gods information enters physical systems. This would be
consonant with the notion that it is to human minds, the material structure
with the greatest noetic aspect, that God is
7. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Consonances Between Science and Religion
Humanity and the Cosmos project we have adopted what van Huyssteen refers
to as a weak form of critical realism (see critical realism in science and religion ). Addressing reality is the goal
of the rational explorations
8. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Key Figures and Developments in the Scie...
God, Humanity and the Cosmos . In
1999 Oxford University appointed the first Andreas Idreos Professor in this
area, John Brooke .
Two other figures not normally thought of
as theologians have also done a great deal to stimulate the
9. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: The Metaphor of the Maps and Understandi...
in God, Humanity and the
Cosmos , Ch.5.
Key Figures and Developments in the Science-Religion Debate
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10. Resources: God, Humanity and the Cosmos
God, Humanity and the Cosmos
Humanity and the Cosmos: A Textbook in Science and Religion. Edited by Dr.
Christopher Southgate . - Buy
Dr. Christopher Southgate