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    Robert Cummings Neville
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Robert Cummings Neville (born May 1, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri, . is an American systematic philosopher and theologian, author of numerous books and papers, and ex-Dean of the Boston University School of Theology

Robert Cummings Neville (born May 1, 1939 in St. is an American systematic philosopher and theologian, author of numerous books and papers, and ex-Dean of the Boston University School of Theology.

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Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology and Dean Emeritus of the School .

Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology and Dean Emeritus of the School of Theology at Boston University. He is the author of many books, including Realism in Religion: A Pragmatist’s Perspective; Ritual and Deference: Extending Chinese Philosophy in a Comparative Context; and Ultimates: Philosophical Theology, Volume One, all published by SUNY Press.

His interests in theology are in philosophical theology, comparative theology, Christian systematics, Confucianism, and theologies . Neville is a Confucian scholar-official who has been devoted to the administration of institutions.

His interests in theology are in philosophical theology, comparative theology, Christian systematics, Confucianism, and theologies of sexual identity. His interests in religion are in comparative religions, theory of religion, and the truth and limitations of religious symbolism. Neville is a Confucian scholar-official who has been devoted to the administration of institutions

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Robert Cummings Neville is Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology at Boston University where he is also Dean of the School of Theology. He is past president of the American Academy of Religion, the Metaphysical Society of America, and the International Society for Chinese Philosophy.

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Preface

How To Use This Book

Introduction

1. The Nature of Theology

I. Divine Matters II. Theological Assumptions and Assertions III. Theological Conceptualization IV. Truth and the Modes of Theological Assertion

2. Revelation: Sources and Uses of Theology

I. Authority in Theology II. Scripture, Tradition, Reason, Experience III. Uses of Theology IV. Revelation

3. God the Creator

I. God the Problem II. The Primacy of Divine Creation III. Determinateness as the Character of the Created World IV. God as Creator ex Nihilo

4. God as Trinity

I. The Trinitarian Character of Divine Creation II. Time and Eternity III. God as Logos IV. Sky God, Earth Mother, Ground, Goal

5. The Human Condition: Covenant

I. The Religiously Particular Analysis of the Human Condition II. Conditions of Covenant: Genesis 2 and 3 III. The Logos Ideals of Covenant IV. Divine Judgment

6. The Human Condition: Sin

I. Unrighteousness II. Impiety III. Faithlessness and Despair IV. Sin and Divine Love

7. Salvation, Freedom, and Bondage

I. The Problem of Salvation II. Natural Freedom III. Divine and Human Agencies IV. Depravity and Bondage of the Will: Original Sin

8. Justification, Grace, and Love

I. The Quest for Grace II. Justification: Objective and Subjective III. Dynamics of Faith and Repentance IV. Divine Love: Conviction and Commitment

9. Sin and Society

I. A Social Metaphysics of the Covenant II. Social Sanctification III. Oppression and Blasphemy IV. Alienation and Secularism

10. Sanctification

I. Sanctification and Justification II. Personal Sanctification: Spirit, Mind, and Heart III. Sanctification as Social Justice IV. Sanctification in Love

11. Christology: The Cult of Jesus Christ

I. The Cultic Community of Jesus II. The Teachings of Jesus III. Jesus Christ the Redeemer: Resurrection and the Kingdom IV. The Universality and Particularity of Salvation

12. Christology: The Divinity of Christ

I. A Logos Christology II. Incarnation and the Two Natures of Christ III. Christ and the Holy Spirit: The Filioque IV. Christ and History

13. The Holy Spirit in the Church

I. Sacraments: Baptism and Eucharist II. Mission, Teaching, Preaching, and Action III. The Church as the Body of Christ IV. Christianity and Other Religions

Appendix A: A Brief Bibliography of Liberation Theology

Appendix B: A Brief Bibliography of Feminist Theology

Notes

Bibliography

Index