On Being a Christian in the Academy: Nicholas Wolterstorff and the Practice of Christian Scholarship - Paternoster Biblical & Theological Monographs (Paperback)Andrew Sloane (author)
Paperback 296 Pages
Having identified crucial flaws in both classical foundationalism and cognitive relativism, Andrew Sloane expounds Wolterstorff's theory of rationality and his understanding of the devising and weighing of theories. The role of control beliefs in scholarship and the place of Christian beliefs in the practice of Christian scholarship are explored. The author then critically appraises Wolterstorff's view in dialogue with its rivals. He presents a defensible person-specific but nonrelativist criterion of theory choice and outlines an organic epistemological metaphor. The book concludes by exploring the implications of these findings for theological scholarship, in particular Old Testament exegesis. The author suggests that Wolterstorff's notion of scholarly practice explains the practice of scholarship and is to be commended to Christian scholars as a cogent and challenging method of devising and appraising theories.
Publisher: Send The Light
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 505 g
Dimensions: 229 x 145 x 17 mm
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