ISBN-10:
1557865825
ISBN-13:
2901557865822
Pub. Date:
01/30/1996
Publisher:
Wiley
Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol and Story / Edition 1

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

by Dan Stiver

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

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: 2901557865822
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/30/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Dan Stiver is Associate Professor of Religious Philosophy at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville.

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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