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Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories

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Title:      Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories
Categories:      Biblical Integration
BookID:      32
Authors:      Roy A. Clouser, Gunter Grass
ISBN-10(13):      0268013993
Publisher:      University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:      1992-01
Number of pages:      384
Language:      English
Price:      57.90 USD
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Description:      “An essay on the hidden role of religious belief in theories”

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Critical praise for the original edition: "[The Myth of Religious Neutrality] is very well written. It is clear and informative. There is excellent work on recognizing deficient theories in terms of logical inconsistency, self-referential incoherence, self-assumptive incoherence, and self-performative incoherence. [Clouser’s] case studies point out clearly the uproven presuppositions behind many so-called 'rationalist' theories about various aspects of reality." —Review of Metaphysics

"[S]ignificant and challenging. . . . Clouser’s book makes the case that all theorizing inevitably involves religious beliefs. Clouser’s analysis of religion is rich and insightful. . . . [He] articulates a fundamental theme that both modernist and post-modernist thinkers need to recognize: that intellectual activity is deeply and inescapably religious." —Calvin Theological Journal

"This book can be warmly commended. It treats important issues in a clear and energetic way and it is a genuine attempt to break some new ground in the philosophy of religion." —Religious Studies

Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, The Myth of Religious Neutrality offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy. This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the author.


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