Postmodernism in philosophy of religion and theology

Part of the Studies in Philosophy and Religion book series (STPAR, volume 23)


The term ‘postmodernism’ has been often heard in the closing decades of the twentieth century, first apparently used in the visual arts, then spreading to other areas, including philosophy and theology. It is not easy to give any general definition of ‘postmodernism’. Perhaps the end of the twentieth century with its ambiguous record of progress and retrogression has created a fin de siècle mentality in which there is rejection of the past and an intense desire to begin anew. Both the hopes and fears engendered at such a time are liable to be exaggerated.


Natural Theology Grand Narrative Religious Thought Divine Origin Entire Horizon 
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