© 2004

Biblical Concepts and Our World

  • D. Z. Phillips
  • Mario von der Ruhr

Part of the Claremont Studies in the Philosophy of Religion book series (CSPR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. The Bible and Our World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gareth Moore
      Pages 3-24
    3. James M. Robinson
      Pages 25-67
  3. Faith and Reason

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Alastair Hannay
      Pages 71-94
    3. Jack Verheyden
      Pages 95-109
  4. Biblical Authority and Philosophical Method

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Simo Knuuttila
      Pages 113-127
  5. Looking for Jesus and Finding Christ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Rowan Williams
      Pages 141-152
    3. Stephen T. Davis
      Pages 153-166
  6. The Resurrection: The Grammar of ‘Raised’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Sarah Coakley
      Pages 169-189
    3. Ingolf U. Dalferth
      Pages 190-212
  7. Is There an Audience for Miracles?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Walford Gealy
      Pages 215-245
    3. D. Z. Phillips
      Pages 246-279
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 280-283

About this book


In this collection, distinguished theologians and philosophers of religion explore the relation of key Biblical concepts to our world. They examine a range of concepts, including authority, faith and history, the historical Jesus, the resurrection and miracles.


Bible comment concept grammar hermeneutics history history of literature Jesus Jesus Christ Jesus Christus miracle philosophy reason religion truth

Editors and affiliations

  • D. Z. Phillips
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mario von der Ruhr
  1. 1.Claremont Graduate UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of WalesSwanseaUK

About the editors

SARAH COAKLEY is Mallinckrodt Professor of Divinity at Harvard University, USA INGOLF DALFERTH is Professor of Systematic Theology, Symbolics and the Philosophy of Religion, and Director of the Institute of Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion, University of Zurich, Switzerland STEPHEN T. DAVIS is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Claremont Mckenna College, USA WALFORD GEALY is Emeritus Senior Lecturer in Adult and Continuing Education, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK ALASTAIR HANNAY is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Oslo, Norway SIMO KNUUTILA is Academy Professor in the Academy of Finland and Professor of Theological Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion at the University of Helsinki, Finland GARETH MOORE teaches Philosophy at Blackfriars, Oxford, UK D.Z.PHILLIPS is Danforth Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Claremont Graduate University and Rush Rhees Research Professor at the University of Wales, Swansea, UK ALVIN PLANTINGA is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, USA JAMES M. ROBINSON is Professor of Religion Emeritus and Director of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity at Claremont Graduate University, USA JACK VERHEYDEN is Richard Cain Professor of Theology and Ecclesiology at the Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Religion Emeritus at Claremont Graduate University, USA ROWAN WILLIAMS is the (Anglican) Archbishop of Canterbury and a former Professor of Theology at Oxford University, UK.

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