On Analytic Theology

Kevin Timpe

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/SetF.2015.013

Abstract


My primary aims in this paper are to give an overview of a recent movement which goes by the name of ‘analytic theology’, to locate that movement within the larger context of contemporary philosophy of religion, and to identify some of the weakness or objections that analytic theology will need to address moving forward. While I think that some of these objections have merit, I also think that the promise of analytic theology’s contribution to theology more broadly is, in my view, sufficiently robust that we should continue to engage in it as a theological enterprise (even if one among many).


Keywords


analytic theology; philosophical theology; systematic theology; analytic philosophy

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