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Author Murphy, Nancey C.

Title Beyond liberalism and fundamentalism : how modern and postmodern philosophy set the theological agenda / Nancey Murphy
Published Valley Forge, Pa. : Trinity Press International, [1996]
©1996
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Description 1 online resource (x, 162 pages)
Series The Rockwell lecture series
Rockwell lecture series (Valley Forge, Pa.)
Contents PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; Part I; 1. EXPERIENCE OR SCRIPTURE: HOW DO WE KNOW GOD?; 2. DESCRIPTION OR EXPRESSION: HOW CAN WE SPEAK ABOUT GOD?; 3. IMMANENCE OR INTERVENTION: HOW DOES GOD ACT IN THE WORLD?; Part II; 4. EPISTEMOLOGICAL HOLISM AND THEOLOGICAL METHOD; 5. LINGUISTIC HOLISM AND RELIGIOUS LANGUAGE; 6. METAPHYSICAL HOLISM AND DIVINE ACTION; CONCLUSION; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary American Protestant Christianity is often described as a two-party system divided into liberals and conservatives. This book clarifies differences between the intellectual positions of these two groups by advancing the thesis that the philosophy of the modern period is largely responsible for the polarity of Protestant Christian thought. A second thesis is that the modern philosophical positions driving the division between liberals and conservatives have themselves been called into question. It therefore becomes opportune to ask how theology ought to be done in a postmodern era, and to envisio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Conservatism -- Religious aspects.
Language and languages -- Religious aspects.
Liberalism (Religion) -- Protestant churches.
Philosophy and religion.
Philosophy, Modern.
Theology -- History -- 20th century.
Theology -- Methodology.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567014495 (electronic bk.)
9780567014498 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Beyond liberalism & fundamentalism