Bearing True Witness: Truthfulness in Christian Practice

Bearing True Witness: Truthfulness in Christian Practice

by Craig Hovey



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802865816
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/28/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Craig Hovey is assistant professor of religion at AshlandUniversity, Ashland, Ohio, and the author of BearingTrue Witness: Truthfulness in Christian Practice.

Table of Contents

Preface viii

Introduction: Christ and Reality 1

Part I Seeing 17

1 Seeing God 19

2 Borrowed Splendor 39

3 Seeing Contingency 58

Part II Coming Forward 91

4 Greek parrhesia 93

5 Christian parrhesia 117

6 Christian Witness as Patient Protest 142

Part III Testifying 169

7 The Witness of Witness 171

8 The Difficulty of Lying 188

9 Truthfulness and Its Subordinates 209

Conclusion: The Fragility of Truth 241

Bibliography 241

Index 255

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