Paradox in Christian Theology
An Analysis of Its Presence, Character, and Epistemic Status
Imprint: Wipf and Stock
"In defending the ineluctable presence of paradox in theology, James Anderson argues that attempts to avoid this will result in formulations that are inadequate to the articulation of core Christian doctrines. What is particularly striking about this study is its accomplished engagement of important research work in analytic philosophy of religion."
-- David Fergusson, Professor of Divinity, University of Edinburgh
"This book is a very well-informed, carefully argued, and cogent discussion of theological paradox, drawing on studies in the history of doctrine and philosophy. The book is clearly written and faithful to Christian orthodoxy. I hope that it is widely read and taken to heart."
-- John M. Frame, Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL
"A convincing amount of paradox explains its necessity in Christianity. Then recent theories of belief-entitlement are constructively advocated, showing how theological paradoxes can be rationally believable. A clear, strong case."
-- Joseph Houston, Emeritus Professor of Philosophical Theology, University of Glasgow
"Christian apologetics has historically sought to give a reasoned account of paradox, for Christian faith itself entails living in the midst of doctrinal paradoxes."
-- Michael Purcell, Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics, University of Edinburgh