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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Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks
References to this book Finite and Infinite Goods: Cameron Bernard rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Barth cannot see God as speaking because God, being wholly other, cannot enter the realm of the phenomenal. History of Western Philosophy. Speaking is not revealing.
Himma – – Auslegung 23 1: Return to Book Page. 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, wolterdtorff good measure so Professor Wolterstorff argues because philosophers have mistakenly assimilated divine speech to divine revelation.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. NW rightly points out that not everything Derrida said is wrong.
For revelation to occur, not only must must the actor speak, but the actee must receive the propositional content of the speech Tom rated it really liked it Mar 03, Has Scripture become a wax nose?
Andrew rated it it was amazing Jul 03, It is not that the words themselves are binding, but the conditions attached to them. Nathan Howe rated it liked it Sep 24, Anxiety and the Face of the Other: He insists that his project is not another treatment on theological revelation, but that discourse is different from revelation. This book is not as clear as later works Horton, Vanhoozer on the differences between locutions, illocutionary acts, and perlocutionary acts. Request removal from index.
Feb 29, Larry Taylor rated it liked it. Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Nicholas Wolterstorff – wolterstoeff Religious Studies 34 1: The discpurse stance of biblical narrative.
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Account Options Sign in. Trivia About Divine Discourse Possibly the best book I’ve read on the Christian understanding of Scripture. Cambridge University Press Towards an Ethics of Belief At the end of the book Wolterstorff hints towards a future project: Nindyo Sasongko rated it liked it Jun 08, Lists with This Book.
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Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks by Nicholas Wolterstorff
Prominent in the canonical texts and traditions of Discougse, Christianity, and Islam is the claim that God speaks.
The locution is a meaningful sentence uttered. Moving on to issues of interpretation, he considers how one would interpret a text if one wanted to find out what God was saying thereby.