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Nicholas Wolterstorff and the Practice of Christian Scholarship

by Andrew Sloane;


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On Being A Christian In The Academy

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A critical appraisal of Nicholas Wolterstorff's account of faith and knowledge in the light of the philosophy of science, and an application of his thought to the practice of Christian scholarship.

Andrew Sloane expounds Christian philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff's account of rationality and his understanding of the devising and weighing of theories. Wolterstorff steers a course between the modernist idea of the neutrality and universal power of reason, on the one hand, and the relativism of some postmodern philosophy, on the other. He presents a defensible person-specific but nonrelativist criterion of theory choice. The role of control beliefs in scholarship and the place of Christian beliefs in the practice of Christian scholarship are also explored.

The book concludes by exploring the implications of these findings for theological scholarship, in particular Old Testament exegesis. The author suggests that Wolterstorff's notion of scholarly practice explains the practice of scholarship and is to be commended to Christian scholars as a cogent and challenging method of devising and appraising theories.

On Being A Christian In The Academy by Andrew Sloane was published by Paternoster Press in October 2003. The ISBN for On Being A Christian In The Academy is 9781842270585.

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    Author / Artist
    Book Formatpaperback
    PublisherPaternoster Press (October 2003)
    Weight505g
    Number of Pages296
    Thickness17 mm
    Height144 mm
    Width228 mm
    ISBN9781842270585
    ISBN-101842270583
    Product Code11792
    Page last updated 9th January 2016
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