Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar and Meaning Paperback

God, Grammar, and Meaning

by Andrew Moore (University of Oxford);


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Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar and Meaning

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The question of realism - that is, whether God exists independently of human beings - is central to much contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith in a thorough and systematic way and uses the resources of both philosophy and theology to argue for a Christocentric narrative realism. Many previous defences of realism have attempted to model Christian belief on scientific theory but Moore argues that this comparison is misleading and inadequate on both theological and philosophical grounds. In dialogue with speech act theory and critiques of realism by both non-realists and Wittgensteinians, a new account of the meaningfulness of Christian language is proposed. Moore uses this to develop a regulative conception of realism according to which God's independent reality is shown principally in Christ and then through Christian practices and the lives of Christians.

Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar and Meaning by Andrew Moore (University of Oxford) was published by Cambridge University Press in March 2003 and is our 30866th best seller. The ISBN for Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar and Meaning is 9780521524155.

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Page last updated 1st December 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (March 2003)
Weight420g
Number of Pages282
Thickness16 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780521524155
ISBN-100521524156
Product Code11984
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