Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry
Normal Price: $41.99
Your Price: $37.79 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.89 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry by Mr. Walter Jost
Book DescriptionThis exceptional collection of writings offers for the first time a discussion among leading thinkers about the points at which rhetoric and religion illuminate and challenge each other. The contributors to the volume are eminent theorists and critics in rhetoric, theology, and religion, and they address a variety of problems and periods. Together these writings shed light on religion as a human quest and rhetoric as the origin and sustainer of that quest. They show that when pursued with intelligence and sensitivity, rhetorical approaches to religion are capable of revitalizing both language and experience. Rhetorical figures, for example, constitute forms of language that say what cannot be said in any other way, and that move individuals toward religious truths that cannot be known in any other way. When firmly placed within religious, social, and literary history, the convergence of rhetoric and religion brings into focus crucial issues in several fields--including philosophy, psychology, history, and art--and interprets relations among self, language, and world that are central to both past and present cultures.
Buy Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry book by Mr. Walter Jost from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780300080575
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mr. Walter Jost
Companion to the Philosophy of Literature, Paperback (December 2014)
This volume in the Blackwell Companions to Philosophy series focuses on the main themes and topics in the philosophy of literature. It is composed of all newly commissioned essays, written by the top scholars in the field. Note: I received a lot of advice on this project over several iterations.
Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism, Paperback (May 2006)
A Companion to Rhetoric offers the first major survey in two decades of the field of rhetorical studies and of the practice of rhetorical theory and criticism across a range of disciplines. * Assesses rhetoric's place in the larger intellectual universe.
Rhetoric and Hermeneutics in Our Time, Hardback (July 1997)» View all books by Mr. Walter Jost
Twenty leading thinkers explore the ways rhetoric and hermeneutics inform each other and influence a wide variety of intellectual fields. Essays are arranged by topic: inventions and applications; arguments and narratives; and civic discourse and critical theory.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry book by Mr. Walter Jost and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mr. Walter Jost
Walter Jost is associate professor of English at the University of Virginia. Wendy Olmsted is associate professor, Humanities Division, Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World and the College, University of Chicago. Jost coedited, and both he and Olmsted contributed to, Rhetoric and Hermeneutics in Our Time, published by Yale University Press.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687