Resting on the Future: Catholic Theology for an Unfinished by John F. Haught

By John F. Haught

technology has now tested definitely that we are living in an "unfinished universe.” Discoveries in geology, biology, cosmology and different fields of clinical inquiry have proven that the cosmos has a story personality and that the tale is way from over. The feel of a universe that continues to be entering being presents a fertile new framework for brooding about the connection of religion to technological know-how. John F. Haught argues that if we take heavily the truth that the universe is a drama nonetheless unfolding, we will be able to imagine new suggestions approximately God, and certainly approximately the entire perennial subject matters of theology.

Science's fresh awareness that the universe is dramatic, in spite of the fact that, has but to penetrate deeply into both religious or highbrow existence. so much Christian idea and spirituality nonetheless presuppose an basically static universe whereas influential educational and highbrow tradition continues to be caught in a stagnant materialist naturalism and cosmic pessimism.

Resting at the Future asks in regards to the that means of an unfinished universe from the perspective of either Christian theology and modern highbrow lifestyles. every one bankruptcy covers a unique element of what Haught takes to be an important transition to a brand new age in Catholic lifestyles and inspiration. Biology, cosmology, and different fields of technological know-how now give you the atmosphere for a healthy transformation of Catholic notion from a nonetheless predominantly pre-scientific to a extra hopeful and scientifically proficient imaginative and prescient of God, humanity and the usual world.

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