Belief‐Ful Realism and Scientific Realism

Zygon 36 (2):309-320 (2001)

Abstract
Despite tensions between Tillich's category of belief-ful realism and a view of science that embraces metaphysical and epistemological realism, a constructive relationship can be developed between the two. Both are based on common understandings about reality. Belief-ful or theonomous realism, thus, affirms scientific realism. On the other hand, scientific realism is open to the ecstatic, self-transcending elements of belief-ful realism. Finally, Tillich's formulation of the relationship between culture and religion can be reformulated specifically to include scientific and technological culture.
Keywords belief-fulrealism   realism   theonomy   Paul Tillich   belief-fulrealism   realism   theonomy   Paul Tillich   belief-fulrealism   realism   theonomy   Paul Tillich
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