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Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar, and Meaning
     

Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar, and Meaning

by Andrew Moore
 

ISBN-10: 0521811090

ISBN-13: 9780521811095

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The question of realism (that is, whether God exists independently of human beings) is central to contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith. It uses the resources of philosophy and theology to argue for a conception of realism in which

Overview

The question of realism (that is, whether God exists independently of human beings) is central to contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith. It uses the resources of philosophy and theology to argue for a conception of realism in which God's independent reality is shown through Christian life practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521811095
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Realism and Christian faith: towards an ontological approach; 2. 'Limping with two different opinions'?; 3. Taking leave of theological realism; 4. Realism and Christian faith after Wittgenstein; 5. The grammar of Christian faith and the relationship between philosophy and theology; 6. Representation, reconciliation, and the problem of meaning; 7. God, reality, and realism; 8. Speaking the reality of God; 9. Realism: conformed to the conforming Word; Bibliography; Index.

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