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    Truth and Meaning in George Lindbeck's the Nature of Doctrine.Jay Wesley Richards - 1997 - Religious Studies 33 (1):33-53.
    In this essay I analyse and criticize George Lindbeck's treatment of truth and meaning in his book "The Nature of Doctrine." On truth, his theory is riddled with conceptual problems, fails as an adequate theoretical description of our pretheoretic intuition of truth, and is finally parasitic on this intuition. On meaning, his reduction of meaning (and sometimes truth) to use or usefulness leads him to an incorrect categorization of doctrines as (essentially) performative utterances and second-order, non-assertive discourse, rather than as (...)
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    A Reply to Howard J. Van Till.Jay Wesley Richards - 2002 - Philosophia Christi 4 (1):119-123.
    In my previous paper, "Howard J. Van Till's 'robust formational economy principle' as a Critique of Intelligent Design Theory," I argued that Howard Van Till's Robust Formational Economy Principle (RFEP) does not have a firm theological basis, and cannot serve to pre-empt a consideration of the empirical arguments for intelligent design in nature. In his response, Van Till has simply reiterated his position, without engaging my arguments in any detail. So it is fair to conclude that my original arguments against (...)
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    Barth on the Divine 'Conscription' of Language.Jay Wesley Richards - 1997 - Heythrop Journal 38 (3):247–266.
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