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Date Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time 3:30pm — 5pm CDT
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ST Symposium, Oliver Crisp

Against Panentheism

In this paper I offer an argument against panentheism. Although the doctrine has proven difficult to define, I provide a working definition of the view, and proceed to argue that given this way of thinking about the doctrine, it has serious theological drawbacks. I then explore some of these theological drawbacks. In a final section I give some reasons for thinking that the classical theistic alternative to panentheism is preferable, all things considered.

 

This lecture is free and open to the public.
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Biography

Oliver Crisp (PhD, King’s College, University of London; DLitt, University of Aberdeen) is professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author and editor of a number of books, including Saving Calvinism: Expanding the Reformed Tradition (IVP Academic, 2016), The Word Enfleshed: Exploring the Person and Work of Christ (Baker, 2016), Jonathan Edwards among the Theologians (Eerdmans, 2015)


This event is made possible through the support of a grant from Templeton Religion Trust. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Templeton Religion Trust.

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