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Description - Divine Discourse by Nicholas Wolterstorff

The canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam claim that God speaks, but philosophers usually mistakenly treat such speech as revelation. Wolterstorff argues that contemporary speech-action theory offers a fascinating approach to the claim. He develops an innovative theory of interpretation along the way opposing the current near-consensus of Ricoeur and Derrida that there is something wrong-headed about interpreting a text to find out what its author said.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521475570
ISBN-10: 0521475570
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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