Figuring the Sacred Paperback

Religion, Narrative and the Imagination

by Ricoeur;


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Figuring the Sacred

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The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation. Introduced by Mark Wallace, the twenty-one papers collected in this volume some familiar, many translated here for the first time constitute the most comprehensive anthology of Ricoeur's writings in religion since 1970. The writings are thematically divided into five parts:

the study of religion
philosophers of religion
the Bible and genre
theological overtures
practical theology

Ricoeur's hermeneutical orientation and his deep sensitivity to the mystery and power of religious language offer fresh insight into the transformative potential of sacred literature, including the Bible.

Figuring the Sacred by Ricoeur was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in January 1959 and is our 35455th best seller. The ISBN for Figuring the Sacred is 9780800628949.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (January 1959)
Weight554g
Number of Pages352
Thickness23 mm
Height230 mm
Width116 mm
ISBN9780800628949
ISBN-100800628942
Product Code116667
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