Philosophy for Understanding Theology

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1985 - Psychology - 287 pages
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"This book goes a long way toward showing...that philosophical knowledge enables one to appreciate more deeply the meaning of virtually every major doctrinal formulation and every major theologian".---Eternity
 

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Philosophy for Understanding Theology, 2nd edition. By Diogenes Allen and Eric O. Springsted. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007. 267 pp. $30.00. ISBN 978-0-664-23180-4. “Everyone ... Read full review

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Recommended to me by my professor of Systematics as part of my preparation for the philosophy module of my comprehensives. The third rung on my ladder. Read full review

Contents

The Foundation of Christian Theology
1
The World Is the Handiwork of a Mind
15
This World Is Not Our Home
39
The Stoics Plotinus Pseudo
61
His Categories and the Mystery of God
93
Aristotle and the Creation of Scholastic Theology
107
Karl Barthand
137
Nominalism
151
Rationalism Empiricism
171
Kant and the Limits of Knowledge
203
Hegel and the Restoration of Optimism
221
Suggested Reading
277
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Diogenes Allen is Stuart Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author of a number of books including "Christian Belief in a Postmodern World: The Full Wealth of Conviction".

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