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Ausgabe:

Oktober/2012

Spalte:

1118–1119

Kategorie:

Christliche Kunst und Literatur

Autor/Hrsg.:

Smith, James K. A.

Titel/Untertitel:

Thinking in Tongues. Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Philosophy.

Verlag:

Grand Rapids/Cambridge: Eerdmans 2010. XXV, 155 S. 22,9 x 15,2 cm = Pentecostal Manifestos. Kart. US$ 19,00. ISBN 978-0-8028-6184-9.

Rezensent:

Patrick Horn

James K. A. Smith makes two significant contributions to philosophy of religion in this work: extraordinarily helpful elucidations of Pentecostal practices and a philosophical critique of contemporary philosophy of religion. S. is the Executive Director of the Society for Christian Philosophy and professor at Calvin College. He is not however a run-of-the-mill Christian philosopher; he is a devout Pentecostal. And his goal in this work is to make explicit the primacy of practiced spirituality in Pentecostalism over against the notion of faith founded on propositions.
Consider S.’s elucidations. He provides several descriptions of Pentecostal worship. These descriptions are followed by careful analyses of the meanings of these activities in the lives of the be-liev­ers. For ...


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