What is the self? Does it exist? If it does exist, what is it like? It's not clear that we even know what we're asking about when we ask these large, metaphysical questions. The idea of the self comes very naturally to us, and it seems rather important, but it's also extremely puzzling. This book approaches the seeming problem of the self by starting from the thing that makes it seem there is a problem in the first place: our
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Theology as Revisionary Metaphysics: Essays on God and Creation by Robert W. Jenson
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Modern Protestant theology has tended to shun metaphysics. The philosophical underpinnings of our theological traditions have cracked under the weight of modern scrutiny. Robert Jenson is a theologian who has embraced the critique of inherited metaphysics.