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Can the Christian Faith Survive If Belief in Objective Truth Is Abandoned? A Reply to John Castelein

Philip D. Kenneson
Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy
Milligan College

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Abstract

This article attempts to continue the discussion initiated by John
Castelein in the inaugural issue (Spring, 1998) of the Stone-
Campbell Journal. After briefly raising some preliminary issues, the
essay examines the metaphors that are routinely employed in speaking
of truth, noting their strengths and weaknesses. The article closes by
considering some of the benefits for Christian thought and practice of
thinking and speaking of truth as neither “objective” nor “subjective,”
but as “intersubjective.”

 
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