A Reflective Approach to Research: Applying the Research Paradigm of Post-Positivism to the Evangelical Church

From: Volume XIII, Issue 2: Winter 1993 Pages 51-67


Research in the social sciences is experiencing a paradigm shift from a positivist to a post-positivist world view. This article examines this shift and discusses the application of post-positivism to the church. An emphasis is placed upon the value of reflection and knowledge-in-action as a legitimate methodology and source of research.



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