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Obstacles to divine revelation [electronic resource] : God and the reorientation of human reason / Rolfe King.

By: King, Rolfe.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2008Description: 1 online resource (ix, 281 p.).ISBN: 9781441158321 (electronic bk.); 1441158324 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Revelation | God -- Proof | Theism | Religion | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- General | Offenbarung | Hermeneutik | Religionsphilosophie | ErkenntnistheorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Obstacles to divine revelation.DDC classification: 231.74 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Initial reflections -- The God of history? -- Starting the process -- Evidence and direct cognition of God -- Knowledge and the perception of God -- Knowledge and obstacles to direct cognition -- Major and discreet revelation -- Eschatological revelation -- Divine hiddenness -- The necessary structure of revelation -- Divine self-testimony and the journey to God -- The journey of faith -- Providence and revelation.
Summary: Obstacles to divine revelationexamines the notion that there are obstacles to God giving revelation, if God exists. Rolfe King argues that exploring these significantly refines ideas of evidence of God, including the claim that God must operate within a logically necessary structure of revelation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-269) and index.

Initial reflections -- The God of history? -- Starting the process -- Evidence and direct cognition of God -- Knowledge and the perception of God -- Knowledge and obstacles to direct cognition -- Major and discreet revelation -- Eschatological revelation -- Divine hiddenness -- The necessary structure of revelation -- Divine self-testimony and the journey to God -- The journey of faith -- Providence and revelation.

Obstacles to divine revelationexamines the notion that there are obstacles to God giving revelation, if God exists. Rolfe King argues that exploring these significantly refines ideas of evidence of God, including the claim that God must operate within a logically necessary structure of revelation.

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