Postmodern Apologetics?: Arguments for God in Contemporary Philosophy provides an introduction to the emerging field of continental philosophy of religion by treating the movements ideas about God through its most influential proponents.
Part I provides context by examining religious aspects of the thought of the following thinkers
Gschwandtner contends that, although the work of these thinkers is not apologetic in nature (i.e., it does not provide an argument for religion, whether Christianity or Judaism), it prepares the ground for the more religiously motivated work of more recent thinkers by giving religious language and ideas some legitimacy in philosophical discussions.
Part II examines contemporary French thinkers who articulate a phenomenology of religious experience arguing that their respective philosophies can be read as an apologetics of sorts, namely, as arguments for the coherence of thought about God and the viability of religious experience-though each thinker does so in a different fashion and to a different degree. Thinkers examined include:
Part III considers the three major thinkers who have popularized and extended this phenomenology in the U.S. context:
John D. Caputo
Thus, Postmodern Apologetis? provides an introduction to important contemporary thinkers--many of whom have not yet received much treatment in English--while also arguing that their philosophies can be read as providing an argument for Christian faith.