The Ark of Speech / Edition 1

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Overview

The Ark of Speech investigates the interplay of speech and silence in the dialogue between God and human beings, and human beings and the world. Ranging from the Old Testament and its depiction of God's creative word to the New Testament and its focus on the life and words of Jesus as the Word of the Father, the book shows how important it is for the believer to listen to God and to others in silence and devotion.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415276993
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/14/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean-Louis Chretien lectures at the Sorbonne, University of Paris and is one of France's leading Philosophers.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The unheard-of 9
2 Wounded speech 17
3 The hospitality of silence 39
4 Does beauty say adieu? 77
5 The offering of the world 111
Notes 149
Index 165
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