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Here James K.A. Smith, John Franke, Merold Westphal, Kevin Vanhoozer, Douglas Geivett, and R. Scott Smith respond to the question, "What perils and/or promises does the ...
Here James K.A. Smith, John Franke, Merold Westphal, Kevin Vanhoozer, Douglas Geivett, and R. Scott Smith respond to the question, "What perils and/or promises does the postmodern turn hold for the tasks of Christian thinkers?" Addressing topics such as the nature of rationality and biblical faith, the relationship of language to reality, and the impact of postmodern concerns on ethics, this book presents a variety of positions in vigorous dialogue with each other.
|Introduction : Christianity and the postmodern turn : some preliminary considerations||13|
|1||Is God a story? : postmodernity and the task of theology||37|
|2||Christian postmodernism and the linguistic turn||53|
|3||Pilgrim's digress : Christian thinking on and about the post/modern way||71|
|4||Christian faith and postmodern theory : theology and the nonfoundationalist turn||105|
|5||A little story about metanarratives : Lyotard, religion, and postmodernism revisited||123|
|6||Onto-theology, metanarrative, perspectivism, and the gospel||141|
|7||Postmodernism and the quest for theological knowledge||157|
|8||Postmodernism and the priority of the language-world relation||173|
|9||Disputing about words? : of fallible foundations and modest metanarratives||187|
|10||The nature of theology : culture, language, and truth||201|
|11||Who's afraid of postmodernism? : a response to the "Biola school"||215|
|12||Of stories and languages||229|