7 edition of Creativity in Henry Nelson Wieman found in the catalog.
|Statement||by William Sherman Minor ; with a foreword by Bernard E. Meland.|
|Series||ATLA monograph series ; no. 11, ATLA monograph series ;, no. 11.|
|LC Classifications||BX4827.W45 M55 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 231 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||231|
|LC Control Number||77008087|
Buy Man's Ultimate Commitment by Wieman, Henry Nelson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Mid th century process theologian Henry Nelson Wieman writes about the power of creativity as the ultimate source of goodness. In The Source of Human Good, he explained: The creative event weaves a web of meaning between individuals and groups and between the organism and its .
In fact, Henry Nelson Wieman defines God as “the Creative Event” – that which brings the genuinely new into being in our lives, and elsewhere in the universe. He considers the reality of such events empirical fact, though some Process Naturalists would not choose to apply the word God to them. Towards the close of his long and brilliant career as the preeminent spokesperson for empirical theology, Henry Nelson Wieman () began writing Science Serving Faith, clearly intending it to be his major statement on Christology. This ambitious work would give the fullest expression to.
book. At Home in Creativity: The Naturalistic Theology of Henry Nelson Wieman; Membership. Board directors, member executive committee RENA/COA Multi-Svc. Center, New York City, Member executive committee Religious Action Network of America Committee on Africa, New York City, since Vice president National PEARL, The most substantive set of commentaries on Wieman's theology is Robert W. Bretall, editor, The Empirical Theology of Henry Nelson Wieman (). Also very helpful, though uneven, is a more recent collection, John A. Broyer and William S. Minor, editors, Creative Interchange ().
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Henry Nelson Wieman was an American philosopher and theologian who developed an "empirical theology" which opposed both orthodoxy and humanism and claimed that through the scientific method one could discover "God" – that is, "that creative good which transforms us in ways in which we cannot transform ourselves.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Minor, William Sherman, Creativity in Henry Nelson Wieman. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, Henry Nelson Wieman (–) was an American philosopher and theologian.
He became the most famous proponent of theocentric naturalism and the empirical method in American theology and catalyzed the emergence of religious naturalism in the latter part of the 20th century.
His grandson Carl Wieman is a Nobel laureate, and his son-in-law Huston Smith was a prominent scholar in religious Influences: Alfred North Whitehead, John Dewey.
Henry Nelson Wieman Henry Nelson Wieman (Aug J ) was a leading American religious philosopher. In early life Wieman was a Presbyterian. In his middle years, as a professor, he shared his naturalistic approach to Christianity with people of many denominations.
In retirement he was a Unitarian Universalist. Henry Nelson Wieman defined the process in the introduction of his book, “Man’s Ultimate Commitment (MUC).” He said, “ By creativity I do not mean creative work, science, technology, social organization or any other area of human achievement.
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John A. Broyer is Professor of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He conducted what was to prove to be Henry Nelson Wieman’s final interview before his death on J William S.
Minor is Director Emeritus, Foundation for Philosophy of Creativity, Inc., and is author of Creativity in Henry Nelson Wieman. Wieman's book is a refreshing call to a sound, sane, historical optimism. It is the liberal, and essentially true, form of the Hebrew-Christian interpretation of life.
It comes as an inspiring challenge to the many current, paradoxical and pessimisticviews of man and his historic by: 4. Henry Nelson Wieman Originally published in Bretall, Robert W., "The Empirical Theology of Henry Nelson Wieman" (New York: The Macmillan Company, ) The primordial order is not outside of the creativity which operates in human life to create, sustain, save, and transform.
Rather, the primordial order is an ingredient in the creativity. The problem of this dissertation is to compare and evaluate the conceptions of God in the thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman.
It was in the year ofat a ten-day seminar on religion, that Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman, along with several other distinguished religious thinkers, gathered at Fletcher Farm, Proctorsville.
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Digging Deep into Creativity: The book, The Shoreline of Wonder. by Melanie Davis. Henry Nelson Wieman in his billfold to consistently remind him, “Faith is not belief but dedication to serving the highest goal you know.” Shaw goes on to teach, “A genuinely creative life holds at its core the recognition and the felt experience that.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 18 cm: Contents: Biographical sketch --Wieman as philsopher of religion --Wieman as theologian --Wieman's theological doctrines --Critical responses to Wieman's thought --Wieman and contemporary theologies --A prophecy and a sibility: Bruce Southworth.
Henry Nelson Wieman: | | | Religious Naturalism | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.
Henry Nelson Wieman. 71 likes. American theologian, philosopherFollowers: Henry Nelson Wieman. 74 likes. American theologian, philosopherFollowers: Henry Nelson Wieman and Walter Marshall Horton, The Growth of Religion (Chicago: Willett, Clark, ), pp.
– “Chemical elements unite in this way and it may be that all growth is a chemical process. A flower grows by absorbing such elements as sunshine, air, water, and minerals, but these are transformed in the new synthesis so that.
William S. Minor, editor. Charles Hartshorne and Henry Nelson Wieman. Philosophy of Creativity Monograph Series, volume 1. Carbondale: Central Publications (Southern Illinois University), pages. $ (Reviewed by Merle F. Allshouse, Bloomfield College.) William Minor indicates in the foreword that the purpose of this new series.
Chapter 4: Henry Nelson Wieman. In Thomism and Boston personalism we find vigorous expression of two quite different types of natural theology.
In one respect, however, they resemble each other. Both affirm the existence of God on the basis of inference from data. BOOK REVIEWS The Life and Thought of Henry Nelson Wieman, An American Philosopher. creighton Peden. lewiston, ny: edwin mellen Press, pp.
$ cloth. (reviewed by cedric l. heppler, north carolina state university) The thought of henry nelson Wieman is ripe unto the harvest. Although several scholars have written extensively on the thought of Wieman, they.
Abstract: Empirical philosophy of religion is usually appraised in light of its theological uses, rather than in terms of its relation to philosophical forms of empiricism.
The present paper examines the empirical theism of Henry Nelson Wieman by relating it to Carl Hempel’s critique of functionalism, Karl Popper’s use of falsifiability, and the growth of post-empiricist anti.Discussion of themes and motifs in Henry Nelson Wieman's The Source of Human Good.
eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The Source of Human Good so you can excel on.The Henry Nelson Wieman collection is now Henry Nelson Wieman Papers (FPF1). The following accessions have been incorporated to comprise one collection: F1 (Accession #23) contains correspondence and various published and unpublished writings including books, articles, book reviews, papers, speeches, and lectures.