The Nature of Doctrine: Religion and Theology in a Postliberal Age

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1984 - Religion - 142 pages
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This groundbreaking work lays the foundation for a theology based on a cultural-linguistic approach to religion and a regulative or rule theory of doctrine. Although shaped intimately by theological concerns, this approach is consonant with the most advanced anthropological, sociological, and philosophical thought of our times.
 

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Wishing to develop an understanding of doctrine that will aid ecumenical discussion, Lindbeck sketches in this book his well-known regulative or rule theory of doctrine. In his view, doctrines are ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
The Proposal
15
Many Religions and the One True Faith
46
Theories of Doctrine
73
Christology Mariology
91
Toward a Postliberal Theology
112
Index
139
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