Head, JM (2017) Anne Conway on Time, the Trinity and Eschatology. Philosophy and Theology. ISSN 2153-828X

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Abstract

This paper considers the conception of the Triune God, soteriology and eschatology in Anne Conway’s metaphysics. After outlining some of the key features of her thought, including her account of a timeless God who is nevertheless intimately present in creation, I will argue that her conception of the Trinity offers a distinctive role for Christ and the Holy Spirit to play in her philosophical system. I also propose an interpretation of Conway’s eschatology, in which time is understood as grounded in a never-ending soteriological process of the overall movement of creatures towards perfection and a state of spirituality.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Philosophy Documentation Center at http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/philtheol201781480 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: philosophy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BD Speculative Philosophy > Ontology. Including being, the soul, life, death
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BD Speculative Philosophy > Metaphysics
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2017 09:57
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2017 11:08
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/4010

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