The Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol and Story / Edition 1

The Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol and Story / Edition 1

by Dan Stiver
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557865825

ISBN-13: 9781557865823

Pub. Date: 01/30/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This text provides a lively introduction to the developments in philosophy of language in this century, and to the way these have impinged upon religious language. Included is the relevance of analytical philosophy of language, but the text also covers important historical debates about religious language that have had increasing impact upon biblical studies and

Overview

This text provides a lively introduction to the developments in philosophy of language in this century, and to the way these have impinged upon religious language. Included is the relevance of analytical philosophy of language, but the text also covers important historical debates about religious language that have had increasing impact upon biblical studies and theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557865823
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/30/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Historical Approaches to Religious Language.

3. The Falsification Challenge.

4. Language Games.

5. Hermeneutical Philosophy.

6. Metaphor, Symbol, and Analogy.

7. Narrative Theology.

8. Structuralism and Poststructuralism.

9. Conclusion: A Changing Paradigm.

Bibliography.

Index.

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