Understanding Creation

Speaker(s): James Houston
Date: 1992
Length: 16h48m
Product ID: RGDL2272S

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Here is an historical and theological survey of the relationship between Near Eastern cosmogonies, cosmologies and biblical faith. A critique of contemporary interpretations of the biblical doctrine of creation, and of its application to modern society (with special reference to contemporary environmental issues) is also given. Lectures include:

  • The Eclipse of the Creator in the Modern World
  • The Rise of Nature in Western Thought
  • The God Who Creates
  • Man Made in the Image of God
  • The Creator Covenant Maker
  • Creation and Wisdom in the Old Testament
  • Yahweh, Man, and the Land in the Old Testament
  • Creation and Worship
  • Jesus Christ, the Source and Purpose of Creation
  • Christ and the New Creation
  • James Houston
  • Doctrine of Creation: The Middle Ages
  • Doctrine of Creation: Modern Theologies

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James M. Houston is Board of Governors' Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. Previously, he was University Lecturer at Oxford University. He is author of I Believe in the Creator, In Search of Happiness, The Heart's Desire: A Guide to Personal Fulfillment, The Transforming Power of Prayer: Deepening Your Friendship with God., Joyful Exiles, and Letters of Faith Through the Seasons.

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