New Testament theology in a secular world : a constructivist work in philosophical epistemology and Christian apologetics /

Lampe, Peter, 1954-

New Testament theology in a secular world : a constructivist work in philosophical epistemology and Christian apologetics / Peter Lampe ; translated by Robert L. Brawley from the German edition, with substantial subsequent revisions and augmentations by the author. - viii, 207 pages ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-183) and indexes.

Introduction : indicating the problem -- Stages in the history of thought on the way to constructivism -- The brain as a designer -- Objectivity as intersubjectivity : the interface with sociology of knowledge -- A constructivist sociology of knowledge model -- Implications for theological discourse -- Application of the model to early Christian examples : the new reality of the early Christians -- Rather intellectus intellectui concordat than ens intellectui concordat? : normative reflections on the concept of truth and on intercontextual competition in a pluralistic society -- The prospect for a constructivist theory of historiography -- Appendix: Life after death in selected texts of ancient Judaism.


Translated from the German edition, Die Wirklichkeit als Bild: das Neue Testament als ein Grunddokument abendländischer Kultur im Lichte konstruktivistischer Epistemologie und Wissenssoziologie, with substantial subsequent revisions and augmentations by the author.

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Bible.--Corinthians--Philosophy.


Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Knowledge, Theory of, in the Bible.
Apologetics.
Christianity--Philosophy.

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