Varieties of Transcendental Experience: A Study in Constructive Postmodernism

Varieties of Transcendental Experience: A Study in Constructive Postmodernism

by Donald L. Gelpi
     
 

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This study traces the critique of Enlightenment modernism that began with Ralph Waldo Emerson and culminated in the thought of Charles Sanders Peirce and the mature Josiah Royce. Varieties of Transcendental Experience argues that these thinkers provide a constructive alternative to deconstructionist postmodernism that is compatible with the Christian faith.

Overview

This study traces the critique of Enlightenment modernism that began with Ralph Waldo Emerson and culminated in the thought of Charles Sanders Peirce and the mature Josiah Royce. Varieties of Transcendental Experience argues that these thinkers provide a constructive alternative to deconstructionist postmodernism that is compatible with the Christian faith.

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ISBN-13:
9781556355707
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Donald L. Gelpi, SJ, has been teaching historical and systematic theology at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley since 1973. The author of many books and articles, his most recent titles include The Firstborn of Many: A Christology for Converting Christians, The Turn to Experience in Contemporary Theology, and Committed Worship: A Sacramental Theology for Converting Christians.

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