St. Paul among the Philosophers Paperback / softback
Edited by John D. Caputo, Linda Martin Alcoff
Part of the Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion series
In his epistles, St. Paul sounded a universalism that has recently been taken up by secular philosophers who do not share his belief in Christ, but who regard his project as centrally important for contemporary political life.
The Pauline project-as they see it-is the universality of truth, the conviction that what is true is true for everyone, and that the truth should be known by everyone.
In this volume, eminent New Testament scholars, historians, and philosophers debate whether Paul's promise can be fulfilled.
Is the proper work of reading Paul to reconstruct what he said to his audiences?
Is it crucial to retrieve the sense of history from the text?
What are the philosophical undercurrents of Paul's message?
This scholarly dialogue ushers in a new generation of Pauline studies.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Indiana University Press
- Publication Date: 25/06/2009
- Category: Philosophy of religion
- ISBN: 9780253220837