Philosophical theology

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Philosophical theology is an approach to theology involving the use of philosophical methods to examine, analyse, and criticise theological concepts and theses.

Although sometimes presented as a branch of the philosophy of religion, philosophical theology is more often seen as a branch of theology, and includes but is not limited to natural theology (the branch of theology that attempts to use reason in order to demonstrate the truth of religious claims).

Reading

  • J. Deotis Roberts A Philosophical Introduction to Theology. London: SCM Press, 1991. ISBN 0 334 02494 3
  • Kames F. Ross Philosophical Theology. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1969.