Figuring The Sacred

Figuring The Sacred

by Paul Rico
     
 

ISBN-10: 0800628942

ISBN-13: 9780800628949

Pub. Date: 07/01/1995

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation. Introduced by Mark Wallace, the twenty-one papers collected in this volume-some familiar, many translated here for the first time-constitute the most comprehensive anthology of Ricoeur's writings in religion since 1970. The writings are thematically…  See more details below

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The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation. Introduced by Mark Wallace, the twenty-one papers collected in this volume-some familiar, many translated here for the first time-constitute the most comprehensive anthology of Ricoeur's writings in religion since 1970. The writings are thematically divided into five parts:
the study of religion philosophers of religion the Bible and genre theological overtures practical theology
Ricoeur's hermeneutical orientation and his deep sensitivity to the mystery and power of religious language offer fresh insight into the transformative potential of sacred literature, including the Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800628949
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Philosophy and Religious Language35
2Manifestation and Proclamation48
3The "Sacred" Text and the Community68
4A Philosophical Hermeneutics of Religion: Kant75
5The "Figure" in Rosenzweig's The Star of Redemption93
6Emmanuel Levinas: Thinker of Testimony108
7On the Exegesis of Genesis 1:1-2:4a129
8The Bible and the Imagination144
9Biblical Time167
10Interpretive Narrative181
11Hope and the Structure of Philosophical Systems203
12Naming God217
13Toward a Narrative Theology: Its Necessity, Its Resources, Its Difficulties236
14Evil, a Challenge to Philosophy and Theology249
15The Summoned Subject in the School of the Narratives of the Prophetic Vocation262
16The Logic of Jesus, the Logic of God279
17"Whoever Loses Their Life for My Sake Will Find It"284
18The Memory of Suffering289
19Ethical and Theological Considerations on the Golden Rule293
20Pastoral Praxeology, Hermeneutics, and Identity303
21Love and Justice315
Bibliographical Note331
Index of Biblical Passages333
Index of Names335
Index of Subjects337

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