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The main approach that is often used in the appraisal of the theism of ancient Egypt is a comparative study with the notion of monotheism as defined in the Western theistic philosophy.
In doing this, he contrasts his view not only with Molinism, but with theological determinism, and the open theism position that denies any foreknowledge on God's part whatever.
In addition, I would argue that the pendulum has swung so far to the extreme of a detached theism that it is high time for a move to re-envision the natural world as sacred and thus deserving of human nurture and love.
This is examined closely to see if it can support an argument for theism in the face of the "many universes" counterargument.
The bottom line, the author believes, is that the validity of theism was proven by how religious belief withstood the storm of the communist atheistic onslaught in Russia and the other Soviet republics.
However, several scholars have argued that a strong notion of theism rarely penetrates very deeply into the theories and practices that are labeled theistic (cf.
Those who wish to continue using updated versions of Lewis's arguments for Christian theism will have to get past Beversluis in order to do so with credibility, and their arguments will be stronger for the exercise.
Chapter 3 looks at biotechnology in the light of competing worldviews and articulates three: philosophical naturalism, environmentalist biocentrism, and Christian theism.
Written by a team of five scientists and ethicists, Biotechnology and the Human Good is a discussion grounded in Judeo-Christian theism concerning modern leaps and bounds in biotechnology.
BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE HUMAN GOOD charts the latest arguments over recent developments in reproductive and genetic science, building a case for stewardship routed in Judeo-Christian theism.
Yet Hoyle's concept of this super-intellect, though somewhat vague, was different from ideas consonant with traditional theism.