Mill on God The Pervasiveness and Elusiveness of Mill s Religious Thought Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology John Stuart Mill was the most influential nineteenth century British philosopher Highly regarded by many in his own day his writings on logic economics and moral philosophy have been widel

  • Title: Mill on God: The Pervasiveness and Elusiveness of Mill's Religious Thought (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology) (Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology)
  • Author: Alan P.F. Sell
  • ISBN: 9780754616665
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Paperback
  • John Stuart Mill 1806 1873 was the most influential nineteenth century British philosopher Highly regarded by many in his own day, his writings on logic, economics and moral philosophy have been widely studied ever since His religious writings have received less attention yet were highly controversial when originally published They have continued to provoke philosopheJohn Stuart Mill 1806 1873 was the most influential nineteenth century British philosopher Highly regarded by many in his own day, his writings on logic, economics and moral philosophy have been widely studied ever since His religious writings have received less attention yet were highly controversial when originally published They have continued to provoke philosophers of religion This is especially so with respect to Mill s ideas on immorality, and his dramatic posing of the problem of evil Based upon a study of Mill s intellectual environment, life, critics contemporary and subsequent, and the relation of his religious writings to the rest of his corpus, Alan Sell presents an invaluable introduction to, and exploration of, Mill s religious thought Despite Mill s widespread failure to satisfy believers and non believers alike, Sell shows that in his religious writings he raises issues of continuing importance, not least that of the appropriate starting point for Christian apologetics This comprehensive study represents an invaluable resource for students and scholars of philosophy, intellectual history and theology as well as for those generally interested in Mill.

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      The Reverend Professor Alan Philip Frederick Sell 15 Nov 1935 7 Feb 2016 was a philosopher, theologian, ecumenist, academic, and a minister of the United Reformed Church He had held positions as Professor of Christian Doctrine and Philosophy of Religion at the United Theological College, Aberystwyth Wales , Visiting Professor at the University of Chester, and Honorary Professor at S rospataki Reform tus Teol giai Akad mia in Hungary.He wrote in the areas of philosophy, theology, ethics, and history and held leadership roles in mainline ecumenical organizations such as the World Alliance of Reformed Churches His book The Great Debate Calvinism, Arminianism and Salvation Baker, 1983 introduced the phrases Armianism of the head and Armianism of the heart , which were made well known through Roger E Olson s Arminian Theology Myths and Realities IVP, 2006.Rev Sell gained his PhD in 1967 and was a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and the Royal Society of Antiquaries He had received a Doctorate of Divinity from the University of Manchester based on his many published works He also held Honorary Doctorates in Divinity from Ursinus College Pennsylvania and Acadia University Nova Scotia , and an Honorary Doctorate of Theology from the University of Debrecen Hungary.In general, Professor Sell sought to bring together both ideas and people Thus, he investigated the relations between philosophical and theological ideas through history and today he ventured into history when enquiring how far doctrinal convictions influence what happens to church life on the ground this with special reference to the Reformed and Dissenting traditions and he explored ways in which the stances of the several Christian traditions may be prevented from obscuring the unity of the one Church, holy, catholic and apostolic As to people, he founded the inter disciplinary Eighteenth Century Study Group at the University of Calgary the Centre for the Study of British Christian Thought at Aberystwyth and the Association of Denominational Historical Societies and Cognate Libraries During the period of communist rule, he developed a special interest in Hungarian speaking churches, which continued to his death.



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