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Postmodernism and the ethics of theological knowledge

Author: Justin Thacker
Publisher: Ashgate, Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
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This book establishes the necessary integration of theological knowledge with theological ethics. It does this as a response to the postmodern critique of Christianity, as exemplified in Rorty and Lyotard. They argue that any claim to know God is necessarily tyrannical. Contemporary responses to such postmodern thinking often fail to address adequately the ethical critique that is made. This book redresses that  Read more...
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Thacker, Justin.
Postmodernism and the ethics of theological knowledge.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(DLC) 2007001503
(OCoLC)79256732
Named Person: Richard Rorty; Jean-François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard; Richard Rorty
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Thacker
ISBN: 9780754687405 0754687406
OCLC Number: 317781127
Description: 1 online resource (141 pages).
Contents: Rorty, Lyotard and the ethics of postmodernism --
Perichoretic participation --
Revelation and faith --
Theological knowing --
The ethics of theological knowledge --
Rorty and Lyotard revisited.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Responsibility: Justin Thacker.
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This book establishes the necessary integration of theological knowledge with theological ethics. It does this as a response to the postmodern critique of Christianity, as exemplified in Rorty and  Read more...

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