FREE SHIPPING FOR ORDERS OVER $99.






JOIN NOW
WISHLISTS

Need to Know: Vocation as the Heart of Christian Epistemology

Hardback|Jun 2014
Product Rating: 0

$40.99

How should a Christian think? If a serious Christian wants to think seriously about a serious subjectfrom considering how to vote in the next election to choosing a career; from deciding among scientific theories to selecting a mate; from weighing...


Order now to secure your copy when our stock arrives.
0 Available. Expected to ship in 6 to 7 weeks from Australia.

Expected to ship in 6 to 7 weeks from Australia.

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You may also like

Epistemology (Contours Of Christian Philosophy Series) Paperback
$18.99
$18.99
in stock
eBook
Epistemology and Logic in the New Testament eBook
$35.95
$35.95
in stock
Theology's Epistemological Dilemma Paperback
$65.00
$65.00
in stock
eBook
Theology's Epistemological Dilemma eBook
$39.78
$39.78
in stock
eBook
Philosophy, Who Needs It? eBook
$29.50
$29.50
in stock
Making a Difference: Impacting Culture and Society as a Christian Paperback
$21.99
$21.99
in stock
Naming the Elephant: Worldview as Concept (2nd Edition) Paperback
$34.99
$34.99
in stock
eBook
Naming the Elephant: Worldview as Concept (2nd Edition) eBook
$23.03
$23.03
in stock

How should a Christian think? If a serious Christian wants to think seriously about a serious subjectfrom considering how to vote in the next election to choosing a career; from deciding among scientific theories to selecting a mate; from weighing competing marketing proposals to discerning the best fitness planwhat does he or she do? This basic question is at the heart of a complex discourse: epistemology. A bold new statement of Christian epistemology, Need to Know presents a comprehensive, coherent, and clear model of responsible Christian thinking. Grounded in the best of the Christian theological tradition while being attentive to a surprising range of thinkers in the history of philosophy, natural science, social science, and culture, the book offers a scheme for drawing together experience, tradition, scholarship, art, and the Bible into a practical yet theoretically profound system of thinking about thinking. John Stackhouses fundamental idea is as simple as it is startling: Since God calls human beings to do certain things in the world, God can be relied upon to supply the knowledge necessary for human beings to do those things.The classic Christian concept of vocation, then, supplies both the impetus and the assurance that faithful Christians can trust God to guide their thinkingon a "need to know" basis.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 409409
  • Product Code 9780199790647
  • ISBN 0199790647
  • EAN 9780199790647
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2014
  • Sales Rank 48512
  • Dimensions 235 x 156 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.500kg

John G Stackhouse (Jr)

John G. Stackhouse, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College, Vancouver. He is the author or editor of ten books, including Humble Apologetics; Can God Be Trusted?; No Other Gods before Me?; Evangelical Ecclesiology; and Evangelical Landscapes.

  • Preface ; Introduction ; 1. The Current Situation ; 2. Vocational Thinking ; 3. Elements Of The Basic Scheme ; 4. The Basic Scheme ; 5. Deciding In An Ambiguous World ; Appendix: A Sketch Of The Model At Work

Bestsellers in Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy Paperback
$9.99
$9.99
in stock
How to Read a Book Paperback
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
How to Be Secular (Not) Paperback
How to Be Secular (Not)
Paperback
(1)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
Making a Difference: Impacting Culture and Society as a Christian Paperback
$21.99
$21.99
in stock
Australian Author
A Spectator's Guide to World Views (3rd Edition) Paperback
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
A History of Western Philosophy and Theology Hardback
$79.99
$79.99
in stock
The Gagging of God Paperback
$41.99
$41.99
in stock
Socrates in the City Paperback
$24.99
$24.99
in stock