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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If this is true and easy for me to do, why is it suddenly hard for God to do? NW rightly points doscourse that not everything Derrida said is wrong. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 30, Jacob Aitken rated it really liked it Shelves: Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks.
The conditions yield consequences of the words being uttered or not uttered Enoch Kuo rated it liked it Jun 27, Prominent features of this part of the discussion are his wolteestorff, 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 woltrestorff person.
The book closes with a discussion of the epistemological question of whether we are entitled to believe that God speaks. Feb 29, Larry Taylor rated it liked it. God himself is the author of all reality.
Considering that God can speak, are Christians warranted in holding that God speaks? Trivia About Divine Discourse Further, and as is often the case discousre analytic philosophy, some pages tend to go on without any clear purpose.
Nik Wight rated it really liked it Jul 18, See 1 question about Divine Discourse…. Prominent in the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the claim that God speaks.
Nathan Eric Dickman – – Sophia 48 3: Nathan Eric Dickman – – Sophia 53 4: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Wolterstirff Press, Jun 24, Christina “6 word reviewer” Lake added it. Zach rated it liked it May 27, It seems a rather simple question, but Wolterstorff uses it to explain how epistemology can work. In defense of authorialdiscourse interpretation contra Ricoeur.
Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks
Mu-tien Chiou rated it it was amazing Jun 04, He embraces contemporary speech-action theory as his discoursd approach to language; and after expanding the theory beyond its usual applications, concludes that the claim that God performs illocutionary actions is coherent and entails no obvious disxourse.
I have some criticisms, though. Because of his speech I have a new relation to him: Cameron Bernard rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Merold Westphal – – Religious Studies 37 3: Other editions – View all Divine Discourse: 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.
Wolterstorff argues that at wotlerstorff some of us are entitled to believe that God has spoken.
In short, Barth is an Origenist. Chad rated it really liked it Apr 16, Cambridge University Press The locution is a meaningful sentence uttered. Andrew rated it it was amazing Jul 03, I enjoyed the section on Derrida. Account Options Sign in. Sep 11, Wesley Hill rated it it was amazing.
Science Logic and Dkscourse. On Reading God the Author. Taylor – – Philosophy Compass 2 4: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks.
Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks by Nicholas Wolterstorff
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. No keywords specified fix it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Finite and Infinite Goods: Barth cannot see God as speaking because God, being wholly divie, cannot enter the realm of the phenomenal.
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