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191 Index Abelard, Peter, 132, 138 actual entity/actual occasion, xvi, 7, 11, 18, 21–29, 36, 38–40, 42, 43–44, 53–56, 71–74, 76–77, 80– 83, 89, 92, 94–100, 103, 106–9, 115–17, 119–23, 128–30, 134, 140–43, 146–48, 151, 158, 161, 164, 167–68, 173, 179–82 internal vs. external relations, 56, 182–83 living/non-living, 82, 86–87 physical/mental pole, 82, 147–48 self-constituting decision, 18, 21–22, 27–29, 42, 43, 55–56, 71, 81–83, 95–96, 107, 109, 129–30, 134, 138, 145–46 actuality vs. potentiality, 16, 18–19, 24, 83, 96, 98, 100 aesthetics vs. ethics, 19–20, 29, 66 agency of actual occasions, 39–40, 73–74, 77, 84, 88–89, 99, 121–22 of societies, 39–40, 72–74, 84, 86–89, 99, 121–22 aim, divine initial, 128–30, 157 subjective, 128, 157 altruism, 76, 81–83 Aquinas, Thomas, xii, 16–17, 24, 32, 47, 50–52, 55, 61–62, 73–74, 88, 132, 155, 173, 177 Anselm of Canterbury, 132 appearance vs. reality, 139, 146, 152–53, 166 Aristotle, xii, 16, 23, 51–52, 61–62, 67, 73–74, 86, 88, 99, 141, 177 Atomism, 84–85, 95, 97–98, 151 atoms material, 7–8, 10, 39, 52, 71, 77, 80, 85, 117, 140 spiritual, 7–8, 10, 21, 39, 53, 71, 77, 80, 85, 117, 140 Augustine, 31 authority in public life, 111–24, 178 in religious circles, 167–76, 181 autocatalytic mechanism, 40 autopoiesis, 102, 105, 107 Barbour, Ian, 52 Bernard of Clairvaux, 132 Big Bang, 11, 24–25, 48, 144 body vs. soul/mind, 65, 86–89, 127, 139–53 Bracken, Joseph A. Christianity and Process Thought, xiii, 10, 12, 22 Subjectivity, Objectivity and Intersubjectivity , xiii, 22, 25–26, 61, 63–66, 68 The Divine Matrix, 24 192  Index The One in the Many, xii, 9 causal efficacy, 8 causality bottom-up and top-down, 26, 44– 45, 72–73, 99, 107, 120, 156, 164, 178–79 formal/informational, 142 primary and secondary, 43, 47–58, 62 cause-and-effect relationship, xii, 4, 32, 53, 62–64 chance/indeterminability, 4, 6, 13, 21, 34, 42, 44, 48, 80, 104 chaos-and-order, 3–4, 6–7, 9, 31–45, 93, 101–2, 178 Christ. See Jesus the Christ Christianity vs. Judaism, 133 Church, Christian, 134, 137, 155–66, 168, 173–74, 181–82 Roman Catholic, 137, 155–66, 168–76, 181 Universal Church, 170, 171–73 Clayton, Philip, xii Cobb, John, 143, 156–57, 159 Collins, James, 114 communion ecclesiology, 169–70, 182 community/civil society divine, 112, 129, 144 human, 114–15, 121–22, 132–33, 135–38, 149, 161–65, 182–83 consciousness/intentionality, 79, 81–83, 104, 129–30, 139, 142, 146, 151 contingency, ix–x, 48, 54, 70 cosmic vacuum/plenum, 118–19 councils of the Church, 172–73 Chalcedon, Council of, 131, 180 Ephesus, Council of, 127 First Vatican Council, 169 Nicaea, Council of, 127 Second Vatican Council, 137, 156, 168–71 Creatio ex nihilo, 11, 144 creativity, 15–29, 54, 80–82, 84, 93, 101, 143, 158 Darwin, Charles, 17, 19, 32–33, 47, 75 Dawkins, Richard, 75, 80 democratic process, 111–23, 178 Derrida, Jacques, 67–68, 91, 94 Descartes, René, 63, 74, 113 Determinism, ix–x, 4–6, 32, 35, 48, 54 Dualism vs. Monism, 26, 45, 56, 61, 65–66, 158 Edwards, Denis, 47–58 Einstein, Albert, ix–x, 118 emergence, xii, 43, 50 eschatology, 50–52, 150–52, 157 Eternal Object, 95, 169 eternity vs. time, 152 ethics vs. aesthetics, 19–20, 29, 35–36, 66 events energy-events, 4, 8, 118 events vs. things, 160–65 Jesus-event, 159–66 (see also Jesus the Christ) mental events, 6 psycho-physical events, 7–8 evil vs. good, 21, 35–36, 50, 54–55, 131–32, 134, 136–38, 144–45, 147 evolution, goals of, 6 trial-and-error process, 13, 48–49, 51, 80 exclusivity/inclusivity. See inclusivity/ exclusivity field of activity, structured, xii, xiii n.10, 9–12, 23–24, 42, 43–45, 56–57, 71, 73–74, 76, 85, 88, 92, 99–100, 103, 106–9, 117–21, 128, 133–35, 137–38, 141–46, 148–51, 164–65, 167–68, 171, 173, 179–82 Foucault, Michel, 91 freedom, human, 13, 22, 130–31, 157 fundamentalism, 4 Gilson, Etienne, 54, 103 Index  193 God as Creator, 19–20, 27, 34, 52, 55...


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  • Causation.
  • Cosmology.
  • One (The One in philosophy).
  • Many (Philosophy).
  • Philosophical theology.
  • Providence and government of God.
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