Revisiting Lindbeck’s The Nature of Doctrine
About the Book: Following his successful Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism? James K. A. Smith offers a provocative analysis of relativism, and provides an introduction to the key voices of pragmatism: Ludwig Wittgenstein, Richard Rorty, and Robert Brandom.
Many Christians view relativism as the antithesis of absolute truth and take it to be the antithesis of the gospel. In Who’s Afraid of Relativism? Smith argues that this reaction is a symptom of a deeper theological problem: an inability to honor the contingency and dependence of our creaturehood.
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