Resting on the Future: Catholic Theology for an Unfinished by John F. Haught

By John F. Haught

technology has now confirmed no doubt that we are living in an "unfinished universe.” Discoveries in geology, biology, cosmology and different fields of medical inquiry have proven that the cosmos has a story personality and that the tale is way from over. The experience of a universe that remains getting into being presents a fertile new framework for puzzling over the connection of religion to technology. John F. Haught argues that if we take heavily the truth that the universe is a drama nonetheless unfolding, we will imagine new options approximately God, and certainly approximately all of the perennial topics of theology.

Science's fresh attention that the universe is dramatic, even though, has but to penetrate deeply into both religious or highbrow existence. such a lot Christian concept and spirituality nonetheless presuppose an primarily static universe whereas influential educational and highbrow tradition is still caught in a stagnant materialist naturalism and cosmic pessimism.

Resting at the Future asks in regards to the which means of an unfinished universe from the viewpoint of either Christian theology and modern highbrow lifestyles. every one bankruptcy covers a special element of what Haught takes to be an important transition to a brand new age in Catholic existence and concept. Biology, cosmology, and different fields of technological know-how now give you the atmosphere for a healthy transformation of Catholic inspiration from a nonetheless predominantly pre-scientific to a extra hopeful and scientifically knowledgeable imaginative and prescient of God, humanity and the usual world.

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