WorldCat Identities

Peters, Ted 1941-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 241 publications in 2 languages and 10,733 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: QH588.S83, 261.55
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ted Peters
Playing God? : genetic determinism and human freedom by Ted Peters( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Ted Peters explores the fallacies of the "gene myth" and presents a resounding array of arguments against this kind of all-encompassing genetic determinism. On the scientific side, he correctly points out that genetic influences on behavior are in most instances relatively modest. Does anyone deny that identical twins are still able to practice individual free will? After dispatching some of the sweepingly deterministic conclusions of the "science" of evolutionary psychology with a particularly effective set of rebuttals, Peters arrives at the conclusion that the nature of humanness is an interaction of three things- not one, not two, but three: genetics, environment, and free will. Neglecting any one of these three leads down a path of fuzzy thinking and dangerous consequences
Sacred cells? : why Christians should support stem cell research by Ted Peters( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred Cells? takes readers through the twists and turns of stem cell development, providing a brief history of the science and an overview of the competing ethical frameworks people use in approaching the heated debate. Each new scientific advance, from the cloning of Dolly the sheep to the use of engineered cells in humans, had to be carefully considered before proceeding. Rejecting the widely held belief that the ethics of stem cell research turn on the moral status of the embryo, the authors carefully weigh a diversity of ethical problems. Ultimately, they embrace stem cell research and the prospect of increased health and well being it offers. --from publisher description
Sin : radical evil in soul and society by Ted Peters( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sin. Many Christians today have lost the ability to talk about it in personal terms. For the last quarter century the theological establishment, like society, has consigned the human predicament to structures of political and economic oppression or to systemic evil such as race and gender discrimination. In the process, people have lost interest in the internal workings of the human soul, attributing the evils of our world to social forces beyond the scope of personal responsibility. But in this book, author Ted Peters boldly revisits the dark side of human nature and the perennial categories of sin that have been glossed over by our pluralistic culture. Using numerous illustrations from everyday life as well as the social sciences, Peters examines the kinds of evil - both individual and societal - that we all confront on a daily basis. Facing human iniquity head-on, Peters offers serious theological reflection on sin in a readable and popular style, provides an up-to-date examination of Satanism, and introduces a provocative new theory about how sin works in daily life. Following an intriguing introduction that traces humanity's seven steps from innocence to radical evil, subsequent chapters probe the seven deadly sins of the present age: Anxiety, Unfaith, Pride, Concupiscence, Self-Justification, Cruelty, and Blasphemy. The book concludes with an inspiring and triumphant recognition of God's gracious offer of forgiveness in answer to the power of sin and evil. Written both to educate and to inspire, Sin: Radical Evil in Soul and Society is an illuminating guide for the educated reader, regardless of field or walk of life. This challenging book forces everyone to ask the question "Am I a sinner?" while it simultaneously provides the gentle and much-needed reminder that God's grace is available to all who answer in the affirmative
God--the world's future : systematic theology for a postmodern era by Ted Peters( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God--The World's Future has been a proven and comprehensive textbook in systematic theology for over twenty years. Explicitly crafted to address our postmodern context, Peters explains the whole body of Christian historical doctrine from within a "roleptic" framework, "hereby the gospel is understood as announcing the pre-actualization of the future consummation of all things in Jesus Christ." Peters skillfully deploys this concept not only to organize the various theological areas or loci but also to rethink doctrines in light of key postmodern challenges from ecumenism, critical historical thinking, contemporary science, and gender and sexuality issues. The Third Edition is thoroughly revised with updated chapters, additional chapters, updated annotations and bibliographies, and further elaborations in light of recent developments in method and theological reflection. This classic text opens up systematic theology in new dimensions, retrieving traditional categories and topics for a new generation of students and learners to give a fresh reading of Christian theology and articulation of the liberating message of the gospel of God's grace for the future of the world
Toward a theology of nature : essays on science and faith by Wolfhart Pannenberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the love of children : genetic technology and the future of the family by Ted Peters( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of these new technologies with clarity and precision. He looks anew at Christian theology and proposes an ethic "for the love of children." Peters contends that only by affirming all children and their claims upon parents will society deal constructively and ethically with the many reproductive choices available now and in the future
Genetics : issues of social justice( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetics: Issues of Social Justice presents important, timely statements by leading ethicists, theologians, scientists, and legal experts on both the social implications of big-money genetic research ($3 billion in 15 years) and the theological-ethical resources for addressing the issues this research raises. The contributors are a core group of researchers and guest scholars of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California
Futures, human and divine by Ted Peters( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and theology : the new consonance( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God as Trinity : relationality and temporality in divine life by Ted Peters( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Peters brings Trinitarian theology conversation to a new level by examining the works of Karl Barth, Karl Rahner, Eberhard Jungel, Jurgen Moltmann, Robert Jenson, Wolfhart Pannenberg, and Catherine Mowry LaCugna. He highlights talk about the becoming of God by process theologians, sexism in Trinitarian language by feminists, and divine and human community by liberation theologians. Peters addresses the relationship of God's eternity to the world's temporality, and claims that thinking of God as Trinity affirms that the word "God" applies to both eternity and temporality
Evolution from creation to new creation : conflict, conversation, and convergence by Ted Peters( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumario : War? really? -- Darwin, Darwinism, and the neo-Darwinian synthesis -- Social Darwinism, sociobiology, and evolutionary psychology -- Scientific creationism -- Intelligent design -- Theistic evolution : a survey -- Theistic evolution : a constructive proposal
Resurrection : theological and scientific assessments( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridging science and religion( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together distinguished contributors to the sciences, comparative philosophy, and religious studies to address the most important current questions in the field while establishing a working methodology for bridge-building between scientific and religious approaches to reality; laying down the challenge to current theological and ethical positions from genetics, neuroscience, natural law, and evolutionary biology; and offering a religious response to modern science from scholars working out of Islamic, Jewish, Hindu, Orthodox, Latin American Catholic, and Chinese contexts
Cosmos as creation : theology and science in consonance( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can you believe in God and evolution? : a guide for the perplexed by Ted Peters( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since, even before, the publication of Darwin's seminal work on evolution, science and religion have often been at odds. Even today culture wars continue to rage. How can I be faithful to God and fully enjoy the progress of science? Who is Charles Darwin and what did he actually say? Can you believe in God and evolution? Does teaching evolution corrupt our social values? How can you connect science and faith? Can science be a Christian vocation? So how can we interpret the creation story in the Bible? Authors Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett give a discussion of the impact of evolution to help church leaders understand the values at stake. They make the case that Christians can connect their faith in God with a scientific understanding of evolution with integrity. --From publisher's description
Science, theology, and ethics by Ted Peters( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cosmic self : a penetrating look at today's New Age movements by Ted Peters( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stem cell debate by Ted Peters( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The worldwide debate about stem cells involves religion, ethics, politics, and medicine. It calls for people of faith to learn deeply, think carefully, and contribute fully. Peters's book relates the science of stem cells and regenerative medicine in lay terms. It also traces the strongly divided ethical debate to three very different moral frameworks and shows the deepest and legitimate concerns of each, alongside the secular ethical framework employed in most medical ethics."--Jacket
God, life, and the cosmos : Christian and Islamic perspectives( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's action in nature's world : essays in honour of Robert John Russell by Ted Peters( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1981 Robert John Russell founded what would become the leading center of research at the interface of science and religion, the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. Focusing on three areas of Russell's work - methodology, cosmology, and divine action in quantum physics - God's Action in Nature's World assesses and celebrates Robert Russell's impact on the discipline of science and religion
 
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Sacred cells? : why Christians should support stem cell research
Alternative Names
Peters, Ted F. 1941-

Peters, Thedore F. 1941-

Peters Theodore F. 1941-....

Taide Bidesi 1941-

Ted Peters American theologian

피터스, 테드

ピーターズ, T.

泰德·彼得斯 1941-

Languages
English (148)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Sacred cells? : why Christians should support stem cell researchSin : radical evil in soul and societyGod--the world's future : systematic theology for a postmodern eraToward a theology of nature : essays on science and faithFor the love of children : genetic technology and the future of the familyGenetics : issues of social justiceScience and theology : the new consonanceGod as Trinity : relationality and temporality in divine life