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John W. Cooper [6]John Wesley Cooper [1]
  1. Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting.John W. Cooper - 1994 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 35 (1):57-59.
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    Exaggerated Rumors of Dualism’s Demise: A Review Essay on Body, Soul, and Human Life.John W. Cooper - 2009 - Philosophia Christi 11 (2):453-464.
    Green’s book outlines a wholistic vision of human nature, the Christian life, and life after death using “neuro-hermeneutics,” his approach to biblical interpretation integrated with neuroscience and psychology. He argues that a comprehensive vision of Christianity implies body-soul monism and undermines dualism. I respond that these sciences are consistent with dualist as well as monist anthropologies. I examine his exegetical arguments for anthropological monism from the eschatological texts of Luke–Acts and the Corinthian epistles, find them wanting, and show why they (...)
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    The Bible and Dualism Once Again.John W. Cooper - 2007 - Philosophia Christi 9 (2):459-469.
  4. Created for Everlasting Life: Can Theistic Evolution Provide an Adequate Christian Account of Human Nature?John W. Cooper - 2013 - Zygon 48 (2):478-495.
    Christians who affirm standard science and the biblical doctrine of creation often endorse theistic evolution as the best approach to human origins. But theistic evolution is ambiguous. Some versions are naturalistic (NTE)—God created humans entirely by evolution—and some are supernaturalistic (STE)—God supernaturally augmented evolution. This article claims that NTE is inadequate as an account of human origins because its theological naturalism and emergent physicalist ontology of the soul or person conflict with the Christian doctrine that God created humans for everlasting (...)
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    Supplemental but Not Equal: Reply to Dell’Olio on Feminine Language for God.John W. Cooper - 2000 - Faith and Philosophy 17 (1):116-125.
    This paper addresses central issues in the debate about inclusive language for God by responding to Andrew Dell’Olio, who offered biblical, theological, linguistic, and ethical reasons for a “supplemental” use of feminine language for God. Since he leaves unclear whether “supplemental” means “secondary to” or “fully equal to” the masculine language of the biblical tradition, it is difficult to determine whether he makes his case. While a secondary role for feminine language for God is legitimate, I argue that giving feminine (...)
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    Ambrosio, Franci J. Dante and Derrida Face to Face. Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. $75.00 Baggett, David and William A. Drrumin, Eds. Hitchock and Philosophy: Dail M for Metaphysics. Chicago: Open Court, 2007. $17.95 Pb. Bird, Colin. An Introduction to Political Philosophy. Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. $24.99 Pb. [REVIEW]Peg Birmingham, James Campbell, Maria C. Cimitile, Elian P. Miller, Conal Condren, Stephen Gaukroger, Ian Hunter, John W. Cooper & M. I. Ada - forthcoming - Philosophy Today.
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