The God Relationship: The Ethics for Inquiry about the Divine

2017.12.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Moser, The God Relationship: The Ethics for Inquiry about the Divine, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 347 pp., $99.99,
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2017.12.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Moser, The God Relationship: The Ethics for Inquiry about the Divine, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 347 pp., $99.99, (hbk), ISBN 9781107195349. Reviewed by Trent Dougherty, Baylor University According to Paul Moser, almost no one has explored either what consequences a relationship with God has for human inquiry about God or the claim that we can empower or block God's self-manifesting evidence. The existential and the ethical, says Moser, are of little concern to contemporary religious scholars. It is Moser's intention to correct this supposed neglect by explaining in detail how God seeks to be known in human trial by those willing to cooperate with him. Chapters one and two recapitulate much of Moser's previous work. The Christian God, unlike the god of deism, says Moser, seeks a personal relationship with human beings, primarily characterized by cooperation, mercy, empathy, and compassion (7).. . .

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