The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology, religious studies, and biblical interpretation. Introduced by Mark Wallace, the. Figuring the Sacred has 62 ratings and 4 reviews. Carl said: I’m surprised I haven ‘t already reviewed this– I’ve been reading pieces of it on and off fo. Read the full-text online edition of Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative, and The thought of Paul Ricoeur continues its profound effect on theology.

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His work sacref Memory and Suffering alone make the book an excellent purchase, and every essay attests to the irreducible nature of God, Scripture, and Theology in a way few authors have done.

Figuring the Sacred Religion, Narrative, and Imagination

My library Help Advanced Book Search. His essay on the Imagination is quite ssacred in showing what “goes on” in a narrative. Systematic collection coherently organized.

This makes me think of figkring. I found it tough sledding in some places. Meaning unf I am not going to do a chapter by chapter analysis of Figuring the Sacred.


Some of his musings on Heidegger and Kant were interesting but not germane to narrative theology. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Ricoeur then moves to a section on biblical time, which is useful for meditation. Not an easy read, but amply repays the trouble. Share your thoughts with other customers. The philosophically minded and the lit people might like it, regardless of religious affiliation, but I expect that my Christian friends on the more conservative dare I say fundy?

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This volume and Thinking Biblically vital for any assessment of Fgiuring from a faith based perspective. The major theme that unites his writings is that of a philosophical anthropology.

Ricoeur opposes a philosophy of manifestation ontotheology with a philosophy of proclamation Yahweh speaks. Request an Desk copy Please select a version: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Account Options Sign in. Conclusion While magnificent, it is in many ways a difficult read.

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Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative & Imagination by Paul Ricœur

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Josh rated it really liked it Jun 15, Toward a narrative Theology: At his best, Ricoeur is brilliant in ways that invite us to go deeper into our traditions and to connect our traditions with our personal experience. Shahram rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Refresh and try again. Its Necessity Its Resources. The Logic of Jesus, the Logic of God One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative & Imagination

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