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Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God
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Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

Donna Bowman and Clayton Crockett

Abstract

This book brings together process and postmodern theologians to reflect on the crucial topic of energy, asking: What are some of the connections between energy and theology? How do ideas about humanity and divinity interrelate with how we live our lives? Its chapters address energy in at least three distinct ways. First, in terms of physics, the discovery of dark energy in 1998 uncovered a mysterious force that seems to be driving the expansion of the universe. Here cosmology converges with theological reflection about the nature and origin of the universe. Second, the social and ecological co ... More

Keywords: energy, process theology, postmodern theology, cosmology, ecology, eco-theology, science and religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780823238958
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donna Bowman, editor
University of Central Arkansas

Clayton Crockett, editor
University of Central Arkansas

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