This article reflects on the natural theology of the seventeenth-century fathers of modern science. This natural theology permeated the philosophical fabric of science for two hundred years. The article argues that this theology was brought to maturity in the deism of eighteenth-century science and the agnosticism and atheism that followed Darwin’s revolution.
This survey of the state of Old Testament studies was written in 1975. It was a transitional period filled with uncertainties of direction. Kaiser wants to promote solid and substantial biblical scholarship. Specific areas surveyed include biblical theology, and the relation of the Old Testament to the New Testament.