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Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

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Overview

Overcoming Onto-theology is a stunning collection of essays by Merold Westphal, one of America's leading continental philosophers of religion, in which Westphal carefully explores the nature and the structure of a postmodern Christian philosophy. Written with characteristic clarity and charm, Westphal offers masterful studies of Heidegger's early lectures on Paul and Augustine, the idea of hermeneutics, Schleiermacher, Hegel, Derrida, and Nietzsche, all in the service of building his argument that postmodern thinking offers an indispensable tool for rethinking Christian faith. A must read for every student and professor of continental philosophy and the philosophy of religion, Overcoming Onto-theology is an invaluable collection that brings together in one place fourteen provocative and lucid essays by one of the most important thinkers working in American philosophy today.

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  • SKU: 9780823221318
  • SKU10: 0823221318
  • Title: Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith
  • Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (Paperback)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 135
  • Publisher: Fordham University Press
  • Date Published: Sep 2001
  • Pages: 306
  • Weight lbs: 0.98
  • Dimensions: 8.98" L x 6.58" W x 0.67" H
  • Features: Index, Bibliography
  • Category: THEOLOGY
  • Subject: Christian Theology - General

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