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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The word outweighs the numinous His work on Memory and Suffering alone make the book an excellent purchase, and every essay attests to the irreducible nature of God, Scripture, and Theology in a way few authors have done. Refresh and try again. He assumes a familiarity with Continental Philosophy itself a daunting task and even then some essays don’t seem to have a point. Judy Scheffel rated it it fiuring amazing Aug 05, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

For this hermeneutic phenomenology, whatever is intelligible is accessible to us in and through language and all deployments of language call for interpretation. The word ‘sacred’ belongs to the side of manifestation, not to the side of proclamation, because many things may be sacred without being a text 71 Ricoeur the Hermeneut His reading of Genesis 1: Meaning unfolds from narrative.


Justin rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Communal Readings In “The ‘Sacred’ Text and the Community” Ricoeur gives a neat deconstruction of the concept “sacred,” especially when applied with a book. Buy the selected items together This item: Many narratives in the Bible, particularly Jesus’s parables, employ intertextuality which always forces an expansion of meaning from the text. Amazon Inspire Digital Ricoehr Resources.

Start reading Figuring the Sacred: His writings prior to were in the tradition of existential phenomenology. Capps Limited preview – Request a Review copy Please select a version: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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But when he unloads on narrative he truly delivers. Also, great introduction by editor on religious spiritual connections of Ricoeur’s work.

Not an easy read, but amply repays the trouble. Pastoral Praxeology Hermeneutics and Identity.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Manifestation and Proclamation This is the most important essay in the book and the one that causes much offense. English translation Original Language: Without a doubt it figuriny this point that forms the greatest contrast between the God of Israel and the God of Greek Philosophy” But during the s Ricoeur concluded that properly to study human reality he had to combine phenomenological description with hermeneutic interpretation.


Philosophy and Religious Language 2. Per idols and icons: Account Options Sign in. The writings are thematically divided into five parts: The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation.

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Introduced by Mark Wallace, the twenty-one papers collected in this volume-some familiar, many translated here for the first time-constitute the most comprehensive anthology of Ricoeur’s Ricoeur then moves to a section on biblical time, which is useful for meditation.

His essay on the Imagination is quite valuable in showing what “goes on” in a narrative. 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.

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