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Author Lampe, Peter, 1954-
Title 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.
Imprint London ; New York, New York : T & T Clark, 2012.
2012

Author Lampe, Peter, 1954-
Subject Bible. Corinthians -- Philosophy.
Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Knowledge, Theory of, in the Bible.
Christianity -- Philosophy.
Apologetics.
Alt Name Brawley, Robert L.,
Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
Note "Translated from the German edition, Die Wirklichkeit als Bild: das Neue Testament als ein Grunddokument abendlandischer Kultur im Lichte konstruktivistischer Epistemologie und Wissenssoziologie, with substantial subsequent revisions and augmentations by the author"--Title page verso.
"A Continuum imprint"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Abbreviations; Chapter I Introduction:Indicating the Problem; Chapter II Stages in the History of Thought on the Way toConstructivism; 1 Between Naive Realism and Ontological Idealism; 2 On the Concept of Truth; Chapter III The Brain as a Designer; 1 Neurophysiological Reasons for Constructivism; 2 Does an External Ontic Reality Exist?; 3 The 'Other', the 'Self', and the Freedom of the Will asRealities Constructed by the Brain?; 4 Gaps between Scientific and Everyday-KnowledgeConstructs of Reality; Chapter IV Objectivity as Intersubjectivity:The Interface with Sociology of Knowledge.
Chapter V A Constructivist Sociologyof Knowledge ModelConstructed Reality; Chapter VI Implications for Theological Discourse; 1 On the Non-Absolute Character of Theological Speech; 2 Human Interaction with a Cognitive Model of God?; 3 Ontological Equality of Diverse Designs of Reality as aPrerequisite for Intercontextual Dialogue and Competition; Chapter VII Application of the Model to Early ChristianExamples: The New Reality of the EarlyChristians; 1 The Resurrection of Jesus; 2 The Irrelevance of Worldly Distinctions; 3 The 'New Creation' of Human Beings; 4 The Eucharist.
5 New Orientation of Behaviour6 A Look Back: Jesus of Nazareth's Proclamation of God'sKingdom in Words and Works; 7 Prospects; Chapter VIII Rather intellectus intellectui concordet1than ens intellectui concordat?2 NormativeReflections on the Concept of Truth and onIntercontextual Competition in a PluralisticSociety; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; Chapter IX The Prospect for a Constructivist Theory ofHistoriography; 1 Emic Constructs: Second-Order Constructs of PastConstructions of Reality; 2 Necessary Additions and Omissions as well as Critical Assessments when Dealing with Historical Sources.
3 Etic Constructs of a Second Order: Consciously Deviatingfrom the Understanding of the Past People, Reading theSources 'Against the Grain'4 The Relationship between Emic and Etic Constructs; 5 Historiography as an Integral Part of the Historian's Construction of Present Reality; 6 Conclusion; AppendixLife after Death in Selected Textsof Ancient Judaism; 1 General Resurrection of the Dead; 2 The Taking up of Righteous Individuals; 3 Summary of Jewish Elements of Knowledge from the Time ofEarly Christianity; Selected Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Subjects.
Summary New Testament Theology in a Secular World is an important and original new work in Christian apologetics. It is the first book to apply constructivist theory to biblical studies. Biblical Studies scholar Peter Lampe tackles head on such questions as: What do we understand by ""reality?"" How does this relate to what theology calls the ""reality of God"" or the ""reality of resurrection?"" How can we account for the concept of ""revelation""? Lampe argues that in talking about ""reality"" theologians must make an effort to engage with the concept of ""reality"" as it is discussed in the f.
Note Translated from the German edition, Die Wirklichkeit als Bild: das Neue Testament als ein Grunddokument abendlandischer Kultur im Lichte konstruktivistischer Epistemologie und Wissenssoziologie, with substantial subsequent revisions and augmentations by the author.
ISBN 9780567019004 (e-book)
0567019004 (e-book)
9780567324177
0567324176 (hardback)
9780567388889 (pbk.)
0567388883 (pbk.)
OCLC # 882242059
Additional Format Print version: Lampe, Peter, 1954- New Testament theology in a secular world : a constructivist work in philosophical epistemology and Christian apologetics. London ; New York, New York : T & T Clark, 2012 viii, 207 pages 9780567324177



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