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Haught, John F.

Overview
Works: 66 works in 255 publications in 8 languages and 11,055 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: BT712, 231.7652
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John F Haught
Science and faith : a new introduction by John F Haught( )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lays out three distinct ways of responding to the main theological concerns and religious difficulties raised by the natural sciences today: conflict, contrast, and convergence -- publisher's description
God after Darwin : a theology of evolution by John F Haught( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In God After Darwin, John F. Haught argues that the ongoing debate between Darwinian evolutionists and Christian apologists is fundamentally misdirected: Both sides persist in focusing on an explanation of underlying design and order in the universe. Haught suggests that what is lacking in both of these competing ideologies is the notion of novelty, a necessary component of evolution and the essence of the unfolding of divine mystery. He argues that Darwin's disturbing picture of life, instead of being hostile to religion - as scientific skeptics and many believers have thought it to be - actually provides a most fertile setting for mature reflection on the idea of God."--Jacket
Is nature enough? : meaning and truth in the age of science by John F Haught( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is nature all there is? John Haught examines this question and in doing so addresses a fundamental issue in the dialogue of science with religion. The belief that nature is all there is and that no overall purpose exists in the universe is known broadly as 'naturalism'. Naturalism, in this context, denies the existence of any realities distinct from the natural world and human culture. Since the rise of science in the modern world has had so much influence on naturalism's intellectual acceptance, the author focuses on 'scientific' naturalism and the way in which its defenders are now attempting to put a distance between contemporary thought and humanity's religious traditions. Haught seeks to provide a reasonable, scientifically informed alternative to naturalism. His approach will provide the basis for lively discussion among students, scholars, scientists, theologians and intellectually curious people in general
Deeper than Darwin : the prospect for religion in the age of evolution by John F Haught( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director of the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion offers arguments in favor of evolutionary theism, believing that an evolutionary universe provides a strong case for the existence of divine purpose
God and the new atheism : a critical response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens by John F Haught( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world expert on science and theology gives clear, concise, and compelling answers to the charges against religion laid out in recent bestselling books by Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens. - Publisher
Science and religion : from conflict to conversation by John F Haught( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Indonesian and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Has science made religion intellectually implausible? Does it rule out the existence of a personal God? In an age of science can we really believe that the universe has a "purpose"? And, finally, doesn't religion hold much of the blame for the present ecological crisis?" "These questions form the nucleus of today's debate between science and religion. This book is a guide for that debate, identifying the questions, isolating the issues and pointing to ways the questions can be resolved." "There are four possible ways, says John F. Haught, that we can view the relationship between religion and science. First, they can stand in complete opposition - the conflict position. Or, we can believe they are so different that conflict is impossible - the contrast position. A third approach holds that while science and religion are distinct, each has important implications for the other. A fourth way views them as different but mutually supportive."--Jacket
What is religion? : an introduction by John F Haught( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and religion in search of cosmic purpose by John F Haught( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This stimulating book offers candid reflections on the question of cosmic purpose written both by prominent scientists and by scholars representing the world's religious traditions. Examining the issue from a wide variety of perspectives, this is the only current book to deal with cosmic purpose from an interreligious and inter-disciplinary perspective."--BOOK JACKET
Responses to 101 questions on God and evolution by John F Haught( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Korean and English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broad explanation of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution including opinions of Teilhard de Chardin and Alfred North Whitehead
Religion and self-acceptance by John F Haught( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some questions about religion won't and shouldn't go away: What gives rise to religious life? Is the religious man in touch with reality? What is the relationship between the desire to know and the need for self-acceptance? John F. Haught is reasserting the importance of these questions and searching for a productive new way of doing philosophy of religion
The cosmic adventure : science, religion, and the quest for purpose by John F Haught( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new cosmic story : inside our awakening universe by John F Haught( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A foremost thinker on science and religion argues that an adequate understanding of cosmic history requires attention to the emergence of interiority, including religious aspiration. Over the past two centuries scientific advances have made it clear that the universe is a story still unfolding. In this thought-provoking book, John F. Haught considers the deeper implications of this discovery. He contends that many others who have written books on life and the universe--including Stephen Hawking, Stephen Jay Gould, and Richard Dawkins--have overlooked a crucial aspect of cosmic history: the drama of life's awakening to interiority and religious awareness. Science may illuminate the outside story of the universe, but a full telling of the cosmic story cannot ignore the inside development that interiority represents. Haught addresses two primary questions: what does the arrival of religion tell us about the universe, and what does our understanding of the cosmos as an unfinished drama tell us about religion? The history of religion may be ambiguous and sometimes even barbarous, he asserts, but its role in the story of cosmic emergence and awakening must be taken into account
What is God? : how to think about the divine by John F Haught( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promise of nature : ecology and cosmic purpose by John F Haught( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ecological crisis faced by our planet may have the effect of transforming religious ideas. Religions were born and took their distinctive shapes by the need of people to find harmony in their internal and external worlds. In our day that harmony is being challenged by a breakdown in the relationship between human beings and their global environment. Do the religious views held by most believers today provide an adequate basis for interacting with nature? Theologian John Haught believes they do not. Nor, he says, do stereotyped religious attitudes about the natural world enable believers to dialogue with physical scientists, many of whom are nonbelievers. To make the dialogue work we need a common language about nature and how it works. Haught maintains that process language will not only assist the ecological dialogue but help to transform religion itself. Nature is "holy" not because it originated at the hand of a creator or because it transparently reveals God now. It is holy primarily because of its direction: it is promise. This "future dimension" of nature lets us deal intelligently with the present crisis without forsaking the mysterious power that nature has for us. -- Back cover
Making sense of evolution : Darwin, God, and the drama of life by John F Haught( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Darwin -- Design -- Diversity -- Descent -- Drama -- Direction -- Depth -- Death -- Duty -- Devotion -- Deity
Christianity and science : toward a theology of nature by John F Haught( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature and purpose by John F Haught( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery and promise : a theology of revelation by John F Haught( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of revelation is grounded in faith's conviction that through the word of God, manifested decisively in Christ, we encounter a promising and self-emptying mystery. Encouraged by the developments of Vatican II and contemporary theology, this book argues that revelation comes in the form of a divine promise which upon reflection turns out to be nothing less than God's own self-donation to the world. Viewed from another perspective, revelation is th gift of an image of divine humility which renders reality intelligible in an unprecedented way. This image, presented explicitly in the crucifixion of Jesus, illuminates the mystery that surrounds us, the cosmos out of which we have evolved, the tortuous history of humanity, and the ambiguities of personal existence
Resting on the future : Catholic theology for an unfinished universe by John F Haught( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science has now demonstrated without a doubt that we live in an "unfinished universe." Discoveries in geology, biology, cosmology and other fields of scientific inquiry have shown that the cosmos has a narrative character and that the story is far from over. The sense of a universe that is still coming into being provides a fertile new framework for thinking about the relationship of faith to science. John F. Haught argues that if we take seriously the fact that the universe is a drama still unfolding, we can think new thoughts about God, and indeed about all the perennial themes of theology. Resting on the Future asks about the meaning of an unfinished universe from the point of view of both Christian theology and contemporary intellectual life. It shows that biology, cosmology, and other fields of science now provide the setting for a wholesome transformation of Catholic thought from a still predominantly pre-scientific to a more hopeful and scientifically informed vision of God, humanity and the natural world
The revelation of God in history by John F Haught( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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God after Darwin : a theology of evolution
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Is nature enough? : meaning and truth in the age of scienceDeeper than Darwin : the prospect for religion in the age of evolutionGod and the new atheism : a critical response to Dawkins, Harris, and HitchensScience and religion : from conflict to conversationWhat is religion? : an introductionScience and religion in search of cosmic purposeResponses to 101 questions on God and evolutionWhat is God? : how to think about the divine
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호트, 존 1942-

호트, 존 F. 1942-

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