Theology After Wittgenstein

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1997 - Philosophy - 225 pages
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The philosopher Wittgenstein is considered by many to be the most influential and significant of the 20th century. This book introduces him to students of theology and focuses on his writings dealing with theological issues such as the inner life, immortality of the soul, and the relationship of the believer to church and tradition.

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User Review  - Tylor Lovins - Goodreads

This book is a very clear and convincing introduction to Wittgenstein's work. Other than that, it has great theological import with its discussion on the affects that metaphysics has had on the Christian tradition and how Wittgenstein viewed the function of religious language. Great read. Read full review

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User Review  - Jon Sedlak - Goodreads

If I could describe Theology after Wittgenstein in two words, it would be intriguingly disappointing. It's intriguing mainly because of what the title infers. Ordinarily, one does not associate ... Read full review

Contents

The Modern Philosophy of the Self
3
Wittgensteins Religious Point of View
28
The Solipsist in the Flyglass
55
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About the author (1997)

Fergus Kerr, a member of the Order of Preachers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, holds an honorary fellowship in the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. He is the editor of "New Blackfriars," the periodical of the English Dominicans. His previous publications include "After Aquinas: Versions of Thomism ("Blackwell, 2002).

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