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Allen, Diogenes

Overview
Works: 66 works in 162 publications in 5 languages and 7,338 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BT160, 231.8
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Most widely held works about Diogenes Allen
 
Most widely held works by Diogenes Allen
Philosophy for understanding theology by Diogenes Allen( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three outsiders : Pascal, Kierkegaard, Simone Weil by Diogenes Allen( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian belief in a postmodern world : the full wealth of conviction by Diogenes Allen( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodern theology : Christian faith in a pluralist world by Frederic B Burnham( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit, nature, and community : issues in the thought of Simone Weil by Diogenes Allen( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodicy : essays on the goodness of God, the freedom of man, and the origin of evil by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In order to be truly free, must you act arbitrarily? If an event did not happen, could it have happened? Since there is evil, and God could have made the world without evil, did God fail to pick the best course? Grappling with such simple£yet still intriguing£puzzles, Leibniz was able to present attractively his new theories of the real and the phenomenal, freewill and determinism, and the relation between minds and bodies. Theodicy was Leibniz's only book-length work to be published in his lifetime, and for many years the work by which he was known to the world. Fully at home with the latest scientific advances, Leibniz ultimately rejected the new atomistic philosophies of Descartes, Gassendi, and Hobbes, and drew upon the old cosmology of Aristotelian scholasticism. There could be no conflict, he argued, between faith and reason, freedom and necessity, natural and divine law. Ingeniously defending his postulate of pre-established harmony, Leibniz made important advances in the precise analysis of concepts"--Publisher description
Primary readings in philosophy for understanding theology( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge of key philosophic terms or concepts is vital to the understanding of many issues in Christian theology. Diogenes Allen's book Philosophy for Understanding Theology explores such terms and concepts and their relationship to theology. This new anthology, edited by Allen and Eric Springsted, provides primary texts undergirding that earlier work. The writings included here deal with philosophical issues crucial to the understanding of theology and include responses to those questions from Plato to the present. Whether used alone or as a companion volume, this new reader is a valuable resource for theological studies
The traces of God in a frequently hostile world by Diogenes Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love : Christian romance, marriage, friendship by Diogenes Allen( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reasonableness of faith; a philosophical essay on the grounds for religious beliefs by Diogenes Allen( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between two worlds : a guide for those beginning to be religious by Diogenes Allen( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituality and theology : essays in honor of Diogenes Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritual theology : the theology of yesterday for spiritual help today by Diogenes Allen( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen covers the great questions of the spiritual life: what is the Christian goal? what leads us toward that goal, and what hinders us? what is conversion? how can we discern our progress in the spiritual life? what are the fruits of the Spirit?
Finding our father by Diogenes Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theology for a troubled believer : an introduction to the Christian faith by Diogenes Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temptation by Diogenes Allen( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mechanical explanations and the ultimate origin of the universe according to Leibniz by Diogenes Allen( Book )

12 editions published in 1983 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quest : the search for meaning through Christ by Diogenes Allen( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophie für das Theologiestudium by Diogenes Allen( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The path of perfect love by Diogenes Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with the experience of God's perfect love, Allen shows that the main Christian doctrines -- Creation, Trinity, Incarnation, Kingdom of God, Resurrection -- are life-giving truths that nourish us, guide our actions, and help us know what we may expect and hope for." -- Publisher's description
 
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Philosophy for understanding theology
Alternative Names
Allen, Diogenes 1932-

Diogenes Allen American philosopher and theologian

Languages
English (87)

German (11)

Chinese (3)

Czech (2)

Korean (1)

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Three outsiders : Pascal, Kierkegaard, Simone WeilChristian belief in a postmodern world : the full wealth of convictionPrimary readings in philosophy for understanding theologyLove : Christian romance, marriage, friendshipSpirituality and theology : essays in honor of Diogenes AllenSpiritual theology : the theology of yesterday for spiritual help todayTheology for a troubled believer : an introduction to the Christian faithTemptationQuest : the search for meaning through Christ