The good that God does—and that God calls us to do—is anchored in the fullness of good that God is. In this SCDS volume, Christopher R. J. Holmes explores the divine attribute of God’s goodness by offering a theological interpretation of the Psalter and engaging with the church’s rich theological tradition, especially Augustine and Aquinas.
For centuries, the moral argument—the affirmation that morality is best explained by the existence of God—has been a powerful apologetic tool. In this volume, David and Marybeth Baggett offer a dramatic, refreshing, and even playful reconsideration of the moral argument, showing how it helps explain the existence of a good God and contributes to our own ongoing spiritual transformation.
David Basinger offers a probing philosophical examination of freewill theism, or the "open view" of God.
The triunity of the Christian God is not just one isolated doctrine among others. Allan Coppedge draws out the implications for our understanding of God's nature, attributes, roles, relationship to creation and providence.
What do God's judgments have to do with history? Using historical events, Steven J. Keillor pursues the thesis that divine judgment can be a fruitful category for historical investigation, and that Christianity is an interpretation of history more than a worldview or philosophy.
Steven C. Roy provides a comprehensive review of biblical teaching, from both Old and New Testaments, which provides the basis for critically engaging today's philosophical and theological debates.
Christopher Wright explores in depth the Father images that pervade the biblical narratives, psalms and prophetic texts of the Old Testament. God is acknowledged as tender yet terrifying, challenging to the nations and yet intimately personal, offering loving care, provision, discipline and forgiveness.
Scott R. Swain provides what might be the definitive critical reading of Robert Jenson's trinitarian theology from an evangelical perspective. Setting Jenson within the larger story of the twentieth century trinitarian revival, Swain proposes constructive pathways back to a classical understanding of the Trinity.
Editor Gregory Ganssle calls on four Christian philosophers to present and defend their views on the place of God in a time-bound universe. The positions taken up here include divine timeless eternity, eternity as relative timelessness, timelessness and omnitemporality, and unqualified divine temporality.
David Basinger and Randall Basinger present four different answers to the question "If God is in control, are people really free?" Contributors include John Feinberg, Norman Geisler, Bruce Reichenbach and Clark Pinnock.
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