Alone in the World?: Human Uniqueness in Science and by Van Huyssteen

By Van Huyssteen

In Alone within the World? -- first given because the 2004 Gifford Lectures on the collage of Edinburgh -- J. Wentzel van Huyssteen develops the interdisciplinary discussion that he set out in The Shaping of Rationality (1999), making use of this technique to the uncharted waters among theological anthropology and paleoanthropology.

Among different issues, van Huyssteen argues that medical notions of human area of expertise support us to flooring theological notions of human uniqueness in flesh-and-blood, embodied reports and guard us from overly complicated theological abstractions in regards to the "image of God." concentrating on the interdisciplinary challenge of human origins and forte, van Huyssteen accesses the origins of the embodied human brain during the striking prehistoric cave work of western Europe, fifteen of that are reproduced in colour during this volume.

Boldly connecting the commonly separated fields of Christian theology and paleoanthropology via cautious interdisciplinary mirrored image, Alone within the World? will motivate sustained research into the query of human uniqueness.

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