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Realist Christian Theology in a Postmodern Age

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Patterson cuts new ground in combining traditional Christian theological perspectives on truth and reality with a contemporary philosophical view of the place of language in reality, and asks where language fits in both divine and human reality. She proposes a new model of 'language-ridden' reality and considers its implications. This book cuts new ground in bringing together traditional Christian theological perspectives on truth and reality with a contemporary philosophical view of the place of language in both divine and wordly reality. Patterson seeks to reconcile the requirements that Christian theology should both take account of postmodern insights concerning the inextricability of language and world as well as taking God's truth to be absolute for all reality. Yet it is not simply about theological language and truth as such. Instead Patterson asks: where does language fit in divine and human reality? Patterson's discussion straddles realist, liberal-revisionist and postliberal theological schools, and critiques their various positions before going on to utilise selectively their insights to develop and apply a theological model of 'language-ridden' reality. This model affirms that worldly reality has a radical dependence on God. Finally, the book explores the theological and ethical implications of the model it proposes.

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Sue Patterson
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Realist Christian Theology in a Postmodern Age

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Patterson cuts new ground in combining traditional Christian theological perspectives on truth and reality with a contemporary philosophical view of the place of language in reality, and asks where language fits in both divine and human reality. She proposes a new model of 'language-ridden' reality and considers its implications. This book cuts new ground in bringing together traditional Christian theological perspectives on truth and reality with a contemporary philosophical view of the place of language in both divine and wordly reality. Patterson seeks to reconcile the requirements that Christian theology should both take account of postmodern insights concerning the inextricability of language and world as well as taking God's truth to be absolute for all reality. Yet it is not simply about theological language and truth as such. Instead Patterson asks: where does language fit in divine and human reality? Patterson's discussion straddles realist, liberal-revisionist and postliberal theological schools, and critiques their various positions before going on to utilise selectively their insights to develop and apply a theological model of 'language-ridden' reality. This model affirms that worldly reality has a radical dependence on God. Finally, the book explores the theological and ethical implications of the model it proposes.

This book is in excellent condition

Author(s):
Sue Patterson
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0
Title:
Realist Christian Theology in a Postmodern Age

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