The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation. Introduced by Mark Wallace, the. Figuring the Sacred has 62 ratings and 4 reviews. Carl said: I’m surprised I haven ‘t already reviewed this– I’ve been reading pieces of it on and off fo. Read the full-text online edition of Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative, and The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology.
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Manifestation and Proclamation This is the most important essay in the book and the one that causes much offense.
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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Jul 08, Jacob Aitken rated it it was amazing Shelves: Charles rated it really liked it Feb 10, Manifestation The “numinous” element of the sacred has nothing to do with language But it’s well worth the effort for those who are willing to stick with it. This brings to mind the Luciferian “as above, so below” dictum. But during the s Ricoeur concluded that properly to study human reality he had to combine phenomenological description with hermeneutic interpretation.
He assumes a familiarity with Continental Philosophy itself a daunting task and even then some essays don’t seem to have a point.
Ricoeur then moves to a section on biblical time, which is useful for meditation. Evil a Challenge to Philosophy and Theology. Conclusion While magnificent, it is in many ways a difficult read. At his best, Ricoeur is brilliant in ways that invite us to go deeper into our traditions and to connect our traditions with our personal experience. This means that reality is something other than itself while remaining itself.
I am not going to do a chapter by chapter analysis of Figuring the Sacred. Want to Read saving…. From Text to Action: But fkguring the whole, reading it was a bit of a “limit-experience” for me, having several mind-blown moments that helped me understand or start to formulate responses to several long-term questions i’ve had about hermeneutics and bible interpretation.
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Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative, and Imagination
He expands this motif in “Naming God. Juan Nieves rated it it was amazing Oct 28, See all 8 reviews. Josh rated it really liked it Jun 15, Chamas rated it it was amazing Sep 26, This hermeneutic or linguistic turn did not require him to disavow the basic results of his earlier investigations.
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Written by one of the leading philosophers of the 20th century, it uses both analytic and continental philosophy to plumb the depths of religious thought in an attempt to cast light on the connections between religious texts the word and spiritual experience the sacred.
Another key element is theophany–not moments in the biblical narrative, but anything by which the sacred shows itself icons, relics, holy places.
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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Hope and the Structure of Philosophical Systems Its Necessity Its Resources. He expands this motif in “Naming God. References to this book Religious Studies: Description The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation.
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Though the accent is always on the possibility of understanding the self as an agent responsible for its actions, Ricoeur consistently rejects any claim that the self is immediately transparent to itself or fully master of itself.
No trivia or quizzes yet. This volume and Thinking Biblically vital for any assessment of Ricoeur from a faith based perspective. Assuming that the Holy Spirit didn’t write chaotically and randomly, isolated texts are now seen in a pattern and signify something else, something more Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: