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Meaning, Truth, and God

Meaning, Truth, and God

Edited by Leroy S. Rouner

The distinction between meaning and truth has become a critical issue for contemporary philosophy of religion. These essays by eminent scholars express a concern not only with the logic of religious belief and the effect of social context on religious meaning, but with the truth-claim concerning the reality of God.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01415-5
240 pages
Publication Year: 1983

The late Leroy S. Rouner was professor of philosophy, religion, and philosophical theology at Boston University.

“[Meaning, Truth, and God] explores from a variety of perspectives the questions of the relation of meaning and truth in the philosophy of religion. . . .Part 1 explores the logic of theological inquiry and the challenges to the veracity of religious discourse; Part 2 that of social process and religious belief; Part 3 addresses directly the question of the reality of God. This is a fine volume and makes an important contribution to current scholarship. It will be of value for all concerned with questions of meaning and truth in religion.” — The Journal of Religion

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Meaning, Truth, and God


Edited by Leroy S. Rouner

 Meaning, Truth, and God
Paper Edition

The distinction between meaning and truth has become a critical issue for contemporary philosophy of religion. These essays by eminent scholars express a concern not only with the logic of religious belief and the effect of social context on religious meaning, but with the truth-claim concerning the reality of God.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01415-5

240 pages

“[Meaning, Truth, and God] explores from a variety of perspectives the questions of the relation of meaning and truth in the philosophy of religion. . . .Part 1 explores the logic of theological inquiry and the challenges to the veracity of religious discourse; Part 2 that of social process and religious belief; Part 3 addresses directly the question of the reality of God. This is a fine volume and makes an important contribution to current scholarship. It will be of value for all concerned with questions of meaning and truth in religion.” — The Journal of Religion

Boston University Studies in Philosophy and Religion