Revelation and the Unity of the Truth

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Abstract

In his assessment of Paul Tillich’s theology, Dirk Martin Grube states that revelation pertains to knowledge about knowledge instead of knowledge about the world. This concept of revelation raises two interrelated questions: 1) Can revelation be restricted to an epistemological metalevel without conveying propositional content?; 2) Does knowledge based on revelation potentially conflict with other forms of knowledge? This article denies the first and affirms the latter, thus arguing against Grube’s thesis and uses the importance of the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection as a litmus test.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2
Pages (from-to)123-137
Number of pages15
JournalNTT : Journal for Theology and the Study of Religion
Volume74
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • Paul Tillich
  • Resurrection of Jesus

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