Mening med och i teologisk forskning

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Mening med och i teologisk forskning. / Karlsson, Jerker.

In: Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2014, p. 161-169.

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Karlsson, J 2014, 'Mening med och i teologisk forskning', Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift, vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 161-169.

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Karlsson, Jerker. / Mening med och i teologisk forskning. In: Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift. 2014 ; Vol. 90, No. 4. pp. 161-169.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Mening med och i teologisk forskning

AU - Karlsson, Jerker

N1 - The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - The article takes issue with how theology should and could investigate religious doctrines and praxis. It argues that traditional metaphysical accounts often found in theology are scientifically inept to explain the human cause and function of religious dogma. Arguing from pragmatism the article tries to delineate a framework within which theology could circumvent the troublesome metaphysics that traditionally has plague the field and be the better for it. The article contends that nothing valuable would be lost if theology let metaphysics go by the board and instead adopted a pragmatic perspective on religious language and praxis.

AB - The article takes issue with how theology should and could investigate religious doctrines and praxis. It argues that traditional metaphysical accounts often found in theology are scientifically inept to explain the human cause and function of religious dogma. Arguing from pragmatism the article tries to delineate a framework within which theology could circumvent the troublesome metaphysics that traditionally has plague the field and be the better for it. The article contends that nothing valuable would be lost if theology let metaphysics go by the board and instead adopted a pragmatic perspective on religious language and praxis.

KW - Theology

KW - Pragmatism

KW - Theory of Science

M3 - Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

VL - 90

SP - 161

EP - 169

JO - Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift

T2 - Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift

JF - Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift

SN - 0039-6761

IS - 4

ER -