Title

Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative, And Imagination

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1995

Published In

Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative, And Imagination

Abstract

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.

Published By

Fortress Press

Editor(s)

Mark I. Wallace

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