ISBN-10:
0521475570
ISBN-13:
9780521475570
Pub. Date:
10/05/1995
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks

Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks

by Nicholas Wolterstorff
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ISBN-13: 9780521475570
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/05/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 340
Sales rank: 1,151,417
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Locating our topic; 2. Speaking is not revealing; 3. The many modes of discourse; 4. Divine discourse in the hands of theologians; 5. What it is to speak; 6. Could God have and acquire the rights and duties of a speaker?; 7. Can God cause the events generative of discourse?; 8. In defense of authorial-discourse interpretation: contra Ricoeur; 9. In defense of authorial-discourse interpretation: contra Derrida; 10. Performance interpretation; 11. Interpreting the mediating human discourse: the first hermeneutic; 12. Interpreting for the mediated divine discourse: the second hermeneutic; 13. Has Scripture become a wax nose?; 14. The illocutionary stance of Biblical narrative; 15. Are we entitled?; 16. Historical and theological afterword; Endnotes; Index.

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