Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Sources of providentialism; 2. The Latin default setting; 3. Dispersals of providence in modernity; 4. Providence in nature; 5. Twentieth-century reactions; 6. Providence reconstructed; Bibliography; Names index; Subject index.
An exploration of the theology of divine providence that is both critical and constructive in its outcomes.
David Fergusson is Professor of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author and editor of over fifteen books, including Faith and its Critics (2009), based on the Gifford Lectures delivered at the University of Glasgow. A Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he is co-editor (with Mark Elliott) of a three-volume History of Scottish Theology (forthcoming).
'[An] eirenic and very engaging contribution to CUP's excellent
Current Issues in Theology series.' John Saxbee, Church Times
'[An] eirenic and very engaging contribution to CUP's excellent Current Issues in Theology series.' John Saxbee, Church Times