Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks. This claim figures large in the canonical texts and. Regardless of whether one agrees with the content of. Wolterstorff’s Divine Discourse, it is clear that it is a ground-break- ing and philosophically powerful piece. Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, x + pp.
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Finite and Infinite Goods: The only theologian to really make this discourxe was the fellow-gnostic Hans urs von Balthasar. In defense of authorialdiscourse interpretation contra Derrida. Nicholas Wolterstorff – – Religious Studies 34 1: I enjoyed the section on Derrida. Taylor – – Philosophy Compass 2 4: A prolific writer with wide-ranging philosophical and theological interests, he has written books on metaphysics, aesthetics, political philosophy, epistemology and theology and philosophy of religion.
Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks
Vijay Pillai rated it it was amazing Dec 08, The conditions yield consequences of the words being uttered or not uttered Prominent features of this part of the discussion are his defense, against Ricoeur and Derrida, of the legitimacy of interpreting a text to find out what its author said, and his analysis of the double hermeneutic involved when the discourse of one person is appropriated into the discourse of another person. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Dean Summers rated it liked it Feb 18, Prominent in the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the claim that God speaks.
The section on John Locke at the end of the book is almost worth the price of the book. However, promises and commands are divkne primarily intended to reveal the unknown to us, but to show us our duties, etc.
Possibly the best book I’ve read on the Christian understanding of Scripture. Find it on Scholar.
For revelation to occur, not only must must the actor speak, but the actee must receive the diwcourse content of the s Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks. References to this book Finite and Infinite Goods: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lists with This Book. Between Gadamer and Ricoeur: Nicholas Wolterstorff Yale University.
Nindyo Sasongko rated it liked it Jun 08, Wolterstorff takes the findings in current speech-act theory and applies them to the claim that God speaks. Nathan Eric Dickman – – Sophia 48 3: Considering that God can speak, are Christians warranted in holding that God speaks?
Account Options Sign in. Barth cannot see God as speaking because God, being wholly other, cannot enter the realm of the phenomenal.
Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks by Nicholas Wolterstorff
Want to Read dlscourse. This claim figures large in the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, but there has been remarkably little philosophical reflection on it, in good measure so Professor Wolterstorff argues because philosophers have mistakenly assimilated Divine wloterstorff comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks.
Divine discourse in the hands of theologians. Dan Dake rated it really liked it Jun 10, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Divine Discourse: Yeo – – Heythrop Journal 57 4.
Lombardi – – American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 79 2: Paperbackpages. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Cambridge, MA: Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks. Himma – – Auslegung 23 1: Quinn – – Religious Studies 37 3: Can God cause the events generative of discourse?
Contents Locating our topic. Ronald rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks.
Because of his speech I have a new relation to him: Cambridge University Press,