Re: Underlying assumptions

Bill Hamilton (
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 23:23:51 -0500

George Murphy wrote:

>The classical doctrine of concurrence, Luther's theology of the
>cross, and van Till's "functional integrity of creation" are all things
>within the Christian tradition which point toward the idea that we
>_ought_ as much as possible to be "methodological naturalists", spoiled
>as that term may have become by its pejorative use.

Could you elaborate on this, please George? How do these ideas point
toward the idea that we ought to be methodological naturalists? I have
some ideas about what the connections might be, which I will sleep on. But
I have the feeling this is important, and hope you will elaborate.

Bill Hamilton
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