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The Philosophy of Religious Language By Dan Stiver

The Philosophy of Religious Language

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aeo Unique appraisal of the impact of 20th century movements within the philosophy of language on religious discourse. aeo Lively and accessible introduction for undergraduates on both religious studies and philosophy courses. aeo Engages the reader in further study through suggested readings at the end of each chapter.

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The Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol and Story by Dan Stiver

This text provides a lively introduction to the developments in philosophy of language in this century, and to the way these have impinged upon religious language. Included is the relevance of analytical philosophy of language, but the text also covers important historical debates about religious language that have had increasing impact upon biblical studies and theology.

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"This is an excellent critical survey of the modern philosophy of language in general, and of religious language in particular, deftly set against the background of its traditional forerunners. It is readable, colourful, and richly informative, without being simplistic or sweeping in its descriptions and judgements." Steven Kings, Reviews in Religion and Theology "Dan Stiver offers, for "tose coming to these topics for the first time", a useful map to an academic (sub)discipline called philosophy of religious language." Brian Davies, Anglican Theological Review

About Dan Stiver


Dan Stiver is Associate Professor of Religious Philosophy at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville.

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Historical Approaches to Religious Language. 3. The Falsification Challenge. 4. Language Games. 5. Hermeneutical Philosophy. 6. Metaphor, Symbol, and Analogy. 7. Narrative Theology. 8. Structuralism and Poststructuralism. 9. Conclusion: A Changing Paradigm. Bibliography. Index.

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GOR004535460
The Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol and Story by Dan Stiver
Dan Stiver
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1995-12-14
276
1557865825
9781557865823
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