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Truth decay : defending Christianity against the challenges of postmodernism

Author: Douglas R Groothuis
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The concept of truth as absolute, objective and universal has undergone serious deterioration in recent years. No longer is it a goal for all to pursue. Rather postmodernism sees truth as inseparable from culture, psychology, race and gender. Ultimately, truth is what we make it to be.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas R Groothuis
ISBN: 0830822283 9780830822287 0851115241 9780851115245
OCLC Number: 43411483
Description: 303 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : the problem of truth & integrity --
Truth in jeopardy --
From modernism to postmodernism --
The biblical view of truth --
The truth about truth --
The postmodernist challenge to theology --
Postmodernism & apologetics : dangers to avoid --
Apologetics for postmoderns --
Ethics without reality, postmodernist style --
Race, gender & postmodernism --
True beauty : the challenge to postmodernism --
The fixed point in a postmodern world --
Television : agent of truth decay.
Responsibility: Douglas Groothuis.

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Introduction: The problem of truth & integrity -- Truth in jeopardy -- From modernism to postmodernism -- The biblical view of truth -- The truth about truth -- The postmodernist challenge to theology -- Postmodernism & apologetics: dangers to avoid -- Apologetics for postmoderns -- Ethics without reality, postmodernist style -- Race, gender & postmodernism -- True beauty: the challenge to postmodernism -- The fixed point in a postmodern world -- Appendix: Television: agent of truth decay.

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