Preaching with a Cupped Ear: Hans-Georg Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics As Postmodern Wor(l)d

Preaching with a Cupped Ear: Hans-Georg Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics As Postmodern Wor(l)d

by Jeffrey Francis Bullock
     
 

For the last twenty-five years, practitioners of what has come to be known as the New Homiletic have attempted to discover a way through the «crisis» of preaching to «new effectiveness». However, New Homileticians continue to locate their efforts in a representational view of language. This study analyzes and evaluates current views of

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For the last twenty-five years, practitioners of what has come to be known as the New Homiletic have attempted to discover a way through the «crisis» of preaching to «new effectiveness». However, New Homileticians continue to locate their efforts in a representational view of language. This study analyzes and evaluates current views of language and preaching and then juxtaposes them with views of language and communication articulated by the contemporary German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer. This revised homiletic moves beyond constraints imposed by contemporary homiletical theory's language commitments to a unique appropriation of conversation as a means of facilitating an experience (Erfahrung) with the word.

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ISBN-13:
9780820438986
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics Series
Pages:
204

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