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Reason within the bounds of religion

Summary: Expanding on his 1976 study of the bearing of Christian faith on the practice of scholarship, Wolterstorff has added a substantial new section on the role of faith in the decisions scholars make about their choice of subject matter.

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  • OCLC: ocm10503634
  • ISBN: 9780802816047
  • ISBN: 0802816045
  • ISBN: 9780802816436
  • ISBN: 0802816436
  • Physical Description: 161 pages ; 18 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1984.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Part 1. Faith and theory. Some historical examples of control beliefs -- The question posed -- Radical harmonizing -- Foundationalism -- Difficulties in explaining what constitutes justification of theory by foundation -- Difficulties in finding enough propositions to belong to the foundation -- What has not been claimed -- Will the Bible save foundationalism? -- The structure of theory-weighing -- Authentic Christian commitment -- How authentic commitment ought to function in theorizing -- The application of this theory of theorizing to theology -- The impact of theorizing on commitment -- Is faith a condition for knowledge? -- Some unanswered questions -- The need for theories which suggest research programs -- The challenge -- Part II Theory and praxis. Learning for shalom -- Justifications for theorizing -- Choice-principles for the scholar -- Two alternative views -- A concluding objection.
Subject: Belief and doubt
Theory (Philosophy)
Philosophy and religion
Thought and thinking
Belief and doubt
Philosophy and religion
Theory (Philosophy)
Thought and thinking

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Kinlaw Library 215 W82r 1984 1070219259 STACKS-AU Available -

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