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A Primer on Postmodernism. Front Cover. Stanley J. Grenz. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jul 22, – pages. BOOK REVIEWS. Stanley J. Grenz, A Primer on Postmodernism. Grand Rapids,. Michigan/Cambridge, U.K.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.,. , xii+ A Primer on Postmodernism has ratings and 61 reviews. Strp said: I hadn’t expected the Christian angle, especially not an evangelical one. Since this.

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A Primer on Postmodernism

Postmodern Rationality, Social Criticism, and Religion. This is especially true for the Evangelical church which does not appear to stabley developed in its communication of the Gospel to Postmodernism.

Hans Urs von Bal After high school Stan began his undergraduate studies in with the idea that he would become a nuclear physicist. I won’t claim that I understood every little thing in here, but I do feel comfortable enough with the theory to explain it to someone x.

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Science of Religion and Theology: New Dimensions in Theory and Practice. Selected pages Title Page. Apr 09, M Pereira rated it liked it Shelves: He loved the Church, both locally and worldwide.


A Primer on Postmodernism – Stanley J. Grenz : Eerdmans

Excellent history and analysis: What appears to be a focus on community, something that the local church happens to be, needs to be understood by the Christian as a multi-level belief system that does not place Christ as the center of life.

In the conclusion, he outlines where Chr This is helpful book for understanding podtmodernism. Pretty fair intro to postmodernism and its leading voices though a bit too embracing for me to agree with all of Grenz’s conslusions.

Request a Review Copy. Lists with This Book. He says that Christians can agree with postmodernism that modernism espouses too optimistic a view about human reason and the progress of knowledge especially in science and that the modernist emphasis on the individual, neutral, objective observer of the world is problematic.

World Religions Catholic Studies. He also provided some guidelines for the Evangelical stznley lives in a postmodern world. However, there are in particular episodes like “Justice” and “Who Watches the Watchers” that have a clear agaenda of criticizing superstition. Old Testament General Works.

Phantom Communities the Simulacrum and the Limits of Postmodernism.

Mar 22, Gary rated it really liked it. I’m not saying that this never happens; but usually in Evangelical critiques of postmodernism, it is simply dismissed as self-refuting which it is. Request removal from index.


Reflections on Commentary Writing by Gordon D. And as with all grfnz characters in Star trek, they all have simply evolved These two books actually work pretty well together if you have a limited view of intellectual history, I do.

There are times when the exploration of various thinkers gets tedious, but this has less to do with Grenz than it does the complexity of some philosophers and their thoughts. Very readable introduction to postmodernism by postmoodernism of my favorite theologians. Second primwr of the book explains the more directly postmodernist Foucault, Derrida, and Rorty. This entry has no external links. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Sign in to use this feature.