First Steps to a Theology of Nature
In theology, the term "nature" has several distinct usages. Bauckham explains that he wishes to focus on the modern usage of the term, namely, as it refers to "the observable non-human world." He critiques such usage, explaining that it tends toward a focus on the natural environment of human life on "our" planet. Bauckham's concern is that a misleading distinction between "nature" and humanity can easily be supposed.
This article explores man's relationship to nature, drawing on the cultural mandate.
Nature in the New Creation: New Testament Eschatology and the Environment
Is it fair to say that environmental degradation is the product of Christianity,? What are the ideological roots of the environmental crisis? Moo suggests that the attitude of an “either/or” when it comes to evangelism and environmental concern is a false dilemma.
The Meaning of "Nature" in Romans 1 and Its Implications for Biblical Proscriptions of Homosexual Behaviour
What is the meaning of "nature" in Romans 1:26-27? Does it refer to "what is natural to me"? This article wants to make a grammatical, historical, and contextual study of the word "nature" in this context and reflect on its significance for a homosexual lifestyle.
Lessons from Nature
God is Great!
This article is about knowing who God is – His nature, character and attributes.
What's A Cat Got To Do With It?
The Ecology of John Calvin
This article analyses the thoughts of John Calvin on ecology using the approach of redemptive history. The author discusses Calvin's view on the goodness of creation, and concept of being imitators of God in preserving nature. Christians can enjoy the goodness of nature and be sensitive to its fragile nature without embracing secular environmentalism.
Euthyphro, God's Nature, And The Question Of Divine Attributes (Part 3)
Looking at the relationship between the attributes of God and His nature, this article discusses some solutions given to the doctrine of the simplicity of God; namely, the Cartesian solution, the contemporary nominalist solution, the Thomist solution, and the Augustinian solution.
Euthyphro, God's Nature, And The Question Of Divine Attributes (Part 2)
Looking at the relationship between the attributes of God and His nature, this article gives some historical background to the formulation of the doctrine of the simplicity of God. The author discusses the challenge of hyper-realism and nominalism - are the attributes of God independent or dependent of Him? Choosing one of these poses the challenge of painting an unbiblical view of God.
Euthyphro, God's Nature, and the Question Of Divine Attributes (Part 1)
What is God? Looking at the relationship between the attributes of God and His nature, this article shows that while the word "God" is not the proper name of God, it is used as an umbrella word to cover what God is. Defining the attribute of simplicity (God cannot be divided into parts; He is non-composite), the author discusses what this tells us about God's nature.
Euthyphro, Hume, and the Biblical God
This article looks at the relationship between the goodness of God and His nature. God is good in His nature, and therefore He can command and ask from us to be good. This argument is applied to the relationship between normative and descriptive behavior in ethics.
The Majesty of God
In this article about the majesty of God, the author looks at the majesty of God in nature, in Jesus Christ and in worship.