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Mening med och i teologisk forskning

Karlsson, Jerker LU (2014) In Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift 90(4). p.161-169
Abstract
The article takes issue with how theology should and could investigate religious doctrines and praxis. It argues that traditional metaphysical accounts often found in theology are scientifically inept to explain the human cause and function of religious dogma. Arguing from pragmatism the article tries to delineate a framework within which theology could circumvent the troublesome metaphysics that traditionally has plague the field and be the better for it. The article contends that nothing valuable would be lost if theology let metaphysics go by the board and instead adopted a pragmatic perspective on religious language and praxis.
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Theology, Pragmatism, Theory of Science
in
Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift
volume
90
issue
4
pages
161 - 169
publisher
Gleerups Utbildning AB
external identifiers
  • scopus:84983605992
ISSN
0039-6761
language
Swedish
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yes
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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)
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2d7ff613-4686-40ec-a78c-91cc8e2dcdd6 (old id 5050374)
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2016-04-01 13:52:34
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  number       = {4},
  pages        = {161--169},
  publisher    = {Gleerups Utbildning AB},
  series       = {Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift},
  title        = {Mening med och i teologisk forskning},
  volume       = {90},
  year         = {2014},
}