A Reply to David Edwards

Don Cupitt

in Is Nothing Sacred?

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780823222032
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235322 | DOI:

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

A Reply to David Edwards

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This chapter discusses influences on religious language and David Edwards's understanding of the history of philosophy and theology and the present state of Christian thought. As the chapter attempts to open various pathways of intellectual, moral, and religious renewal, it allows for philosophical analysis of standard idioms. The chapter destabilizes the standard idioms by putting a variety of philosophical arguments about the endlessness of interpretation into the humanly manufactured character of truth. It follows that in modern times we must see realities and established change, and the sooner this is done the better.

Keywords: philosophy; theology; Christianity; idioms; change; theologians

Chapter.  1358 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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