Offering an apologetic that holds to a trustworthy gospel, a resurrected Christ, and the one true God who reveals himself in both, Kelly defends Christianity in the face of postmodern challenges that label such faith as just one version of truth in a pluralistic world. An excellent theology or philosophy classroom text. 384 pages, softcover from B&H.
For philosophy and theology students, Truth Considered and Applied
examines the leading theories of truth in relation to postmodernism, history, and the Christian faith. Author Stewart E. Kelly defends Christianity in the face of postmodernist challenges that would label such religious faith as merely one version of truth among many in a pluralistic world. Likewise, in looking at Christianity as a historical faith, Kelly supports the need for Christians to develop a hermeneutic that does justice to the biblical texts and our informed understanding of the past in general; because if a genuine past cannot be recovered in some meaningful sense, the claims of Jesus being incarnate and risen from the dead are seriously jeopardized.
Stewart E. Kelly
is professor of Philosophy at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. He holds degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Vanderbilt University, and Notre Dame University (Ph.D.), is on the executive committee of the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and authored Thinking Well: An Introduction to Critical Thinking
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