A short grammar of providence

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Wolfe, Judith. (2021). A short grammar of providence. International Journal of Systematic Theology. 23(3), pp. 428-431. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijst.12503
AuthorsWolfe, Judith
Abstract

[Extract] The Providence of God is a book that only David Fergusson could have composed, showing and sharing his immense generosity of mind, which greets and engages ideas wherever it finds them, and especially among the great eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Scotsmen, who are treated almost like family. The book is a historical overview over past understandings of providence, both remembered and widely forgotten, issuing in a new account of the doctrine that Fergusson variously calls ‘chastened’ and ‘polyphonic’. As we will see, the tension between images of extravagance and restraint here is not accidental, but indicative of his project.

Year2021
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic Theology
Journal citation23 (3), pp. 428-431
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISSN1463-1652
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1111/ijst.12503
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85110991952
Page range428-431
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Online21 Jul 2021
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Deposited18 Jan 2023
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