Item description for Essays in Postfoundationalist Theology by J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen & Wentzel Van Huyssteen...
This collection of essays boldly addresses many of the challenges faced by Christian theology in the context of contemporary postmodern thought. Handling abstract topics in a remarkably clear and concise way, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen presses the case for a "postfoundationalist theology" as a viable third option beyond the extremes of foundationalism and nonfoundationalism. Van Huyssteen discusses themes related to rationality, epistemology, and philosophy of science. In the process he critically engages the work of such thinkers as Wolfhart Pannenberg, Nancey Murphy, Jerome Stone, and Gerd Theissen. The result is a convincing argument that only a truly accessible and philosophically credible notion of interdisciplinarity will be able to pave the way for a plausible public theology that can play an important intellectual role in our fragmented culture today.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.07" Width: 6" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1999
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802843093 ISBN13 9780802843098
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More About J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen & Wentzel Van Huyssteen
Erik P. Wiebe is Associate Pastor for Christian Formation and Community Outreach at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara, CA.
J. Wentzel van Huyssteen is the James I. McCord Professor Emeritus of Theology and Science at Princeton Theological Seminary and in 2003 became the first South African and the first Princeton Seminary professor to deliver the prestigious Gifford Lectures.