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New PDF release: Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim

By Nicholas Wolterstorff

ISBN-10: 0511598076

ISBN-13: 9780511598074

ISBN-10: 0521475570

ISBN-13: 9780521475570

renowned within the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the declare that God speaks. Nicholas Wolterstorff argues that modern speech-action concept, while thoroughly accelerated, bargains us a desirable approach of reading this declare and exhibiting its intelligibility. He develops an cutting edge conception of double-hermeneutics - alongside the way in which opposing the present near-consensus led via Ricoeur and Derrida that there's anything wrong-headed approximately examining a textual content to determine what its writer stated. Wolterstorff argues that not less than a few of us are entitled to think that God has spoken. Philosophers have by no means earlier than, in any sustained style, mirrored on those concerns, more often than not simply because they've got mistakenly handled speech as revelation.

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