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In Search of the Soul: Four Views of the Mind-Body Problem
Editors Joel B. Green and Stuart L. Palmer present differing evangelical perspectives on the body and soul, mind and brain problem: Stewart Goetz on substance dualism, William Hasker on emergent dualism, Nancey Murphy on nonreductive physicalism and Kevin Corcoran on the constitution view of persons.
Paperback, 223 pages
Published May 18th 2005 by InterVarsity Press
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I have read this book concurrently with Robert Cummings Neville's Ritual and Deference: Extending Chinese Philosophy in a Comparative Context (SUNY Press, 2008). As I finish both books, I am struck by just how great a difference it makes to how one thinks philosophically and theologically, once one starts thinking comparatively. It is not through any great virtue of mine that I do think comparatively. I'm not even that sophisticated a comparative thinker. But as I read particularly the essays by ...more
Joel B. Green (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament interpretation and associate dean of the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Prior to moving to Fuller, he taught at Asbury Theological Seminary for ten years. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Theological Interpretation and has authored or edited numerous boo ...moreMore about Joel B. Green...