Download e-book for iPad: Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim by Nicholas Wolterstorff

By Nicholas Wolterstorff

ISBN-10: 0511598076

ISBN-13: 9780511598074

ISBN-10: 0521475570

ISBN-13: 9780521475570

in demand within the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the declare that God speaks. Nicholas Wolterstorff argues that modern speech-action idea, while effectively increased, deals us a desirable manner of examining this declare and displaying its intelligibility. He develops an cutting edge thought of double-hermeneutics - alongside the way in which opposing the present near-consensus led through Ricoeur and Derrida that there's anything wrong-headed approximately studying a textual content to determine what its writer acknowledged. Wolterstorff argues that no less than a few of us are entitled to think that God has spoken. Philosophers have by no means prior to, in any sustained type, mirrored on those concerns, frequently simply because they've got mistakenly taken care of speech as revelation.

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