In order for Christians to make wise decisions, we first need to understand our postmodern context. With wisdom and care, Stewart Kelly and James Dew compare fundamental postmodern principles with the gospel of Jesus Christ and the Christian faith, neither rejecting every postmodernist concern nor embracing every affirmation wholesale. Instead, we are encouraged to understand the postmodern world as we seek to mature spiritually in Christ.
Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga are not thought of as theological allies. Barth is famous for his opposition to philosophy's role in theology, while Plantinga is famous for his emphasis on warranted belief. Kevin Diller argues that they actually offer a unified response to the central epistemological dilemma in theology.
Epistemology, the study of knowledge, can often seem like a daunting subject. In this brief introduction, James Dew and Mark Foreman guide students through the discipline of epistemology. By asking basic questions and using clear, jargon-free language, they provide an entry into some of the most important issues in contemporary philosophy.
In this study of how we know what we know, W. Jay Wood surveys current views of foundationalism, epistemic justification and reliabilism.
Jon and Mindy Hirst take us on an allegorical ride into River Town, where we meet three neighboring communities with radically different ways of viewing the truth. The encounter becomes an object lesson in worldview thinking.
With insight and humor, James Sire examines the reasons people give for believing what they do and suggests what are truly satisfying and compelling reasons for belief. He then turns to the question of belief that the Christian faith is true. Sire tackles both the best reason for belief in Christianity (the identity of Jesus) and the chief reason against it (the problem of evil).
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