God in Postliberal Perspective: Between Realism and Non-Realism - Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology (Hardback)Robert Andrew Cathey (author), Professor Kevin Vanhoozer (series editor), Professor Martin Warner (series editor)
Hardback 246 Pages / Published: 28/02/2009
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Who is God? The variety of images of God tends to overwhelm us in the present age. Is 'God' a fiction of human construction, or a reality that makes claims upon how we practice 'faith in God'? How does this quest for an understanding of 'God' illumine who 'we' are? God in Postliberal Perspective presents an introduction to the doctrine and concept of God in contemporary philosophy and theology, exploring how some theologians and philosophers dare to speak of God as "real" in our sceptical, pluralistic, and interfaith age. Robert Cathey tours the "house of realism" as constructed by postliberal Christians (David Burrell, William Placher, Bruce Marshall), in conversation with living communities of faith and critical work in philosophy and theology, and develops a distinctive argument about the relation of realism and non-realism in constructing the doctrine of God in postliberal theology. Offering a reading of postliberal theology which is open to critical discussion with other types of theology, philosophy, and faith traditions, this book proposes a model of theological reflection that may be extended to the reality-claims of a wide range of doctrines and concepts.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 246
Weight: 614 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
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