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Baylor University Press The Recovery of Doctrine in the Contemporary Church: An Essay in Philosophical Ecclesiology

"One of the oft-expressed fears Christians have of postmodernity is relativism. Postmodernity, it is said, rejects the notion of absolute truth and destroys the foundations of knowledge. Given this perspective, one might expect a book that seeks to renew the place of doctrine in the church to be an extended argument against postmodernity." Instead, the author presents "a case for seeing postmodernity as an ally of doctrinal renewal."

"My contention is that while the problem of the marginalization of doctrine in the modern church has its roots in the modern centrality of knowledge, the solution lies not in a better theory of knowledge (which is simply c ecclesiology. Ultimately the question 'What is doctrine?' is not about knowledge, but about the church."

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