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Need to Know: Vocation as the Heart of Christian Epistemology

John G. Stackhouse Jr.


This book answers a basic question: When a Christian wants to consider a matter in a way that is fully responsible to her Christian commitments, what is she to do? What resources ought she to consult? How ought she to consult them, and then coordinate the deliverances of each? Does her social context matter and, if it does, what can she do to optimize it? What about the consultation of others’ testimony and the counsel of authorities: Are these legitimate and can they be resourced reliably? Do spiritual considerations play a part—whether the Holy Spirit itself, or her own spiritual state—and, ... More

Keywords: epistemology, vocation, calling, Christianity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199790647
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790647.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John G. Stackhouse Jr., author
Regent College