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The Hermeneutics of Pentecost and Crib

David Brown

in Tradition and Imagination: Revelation and Change

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269915
eISBN:
9780191600432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269919.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Latin of John 19.30 (tradidit) is used to introduce the question of how the Spirit continues its work through a developing tradition. This is then explored at length in some of the reasons behind ... More


Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The image of the scholar as a solitary thinker dates back at least to Descartes’ Discourse on Method. But scholarly practices in the humanities are changing as older forms of communal inquiry are ... More


Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Gianni Vattimo and Robert T. Valgenti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231166966
eISBN:
9780231536578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We think it is wise to accept reality, rather than fight for something that does not exist or might never be. But in Of Reality, Gianni Vattimo condemns this complacency, with its implicit support of ... More


Philology of the Flesh

John T. Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572826
eISBN:
9780226572963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572963.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The philology of the flesh refers to writing and reading practices that engage, explicitly or implicitly, in the metaphor of verbal incarnation, as formulated in the Christian doctrine that “the Word ... More


The Ethical Dissolution of Reality

Gianni Vattimo

in Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231166966
eISBN:
9780231536578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Vattimo gives an account of hermeneutics as “weak thought,” founded on the idea that Nietzsche and Heidegger must be read together.


Solving the Problem with Plato

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The opening chapter serves as a kind of primer on the corpus of translations and commentaries treated in the book and on Renaissance interpretive practices, offering an overview of the intellectual ... More


Seducing Socrates: The Silenus in Erasmus and Rabelais

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the sixteenth-century reception of Alcibiades’s seduction speech in the Symposium. Erasmus is aware of the issue of homoerotics, particularly in The Handbook of the Christian ... More


An(other) Invitation to Epistemological Humility: Notes toward a Self-Critical Approach to Counter-Knowledges

Otto Maduro

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Setting out from the distinct locus of hermeneutical humility, Otto Maduro's text shows that knowledge is always accumulated communal labor. It allows a collectivity to achieve goals, but it is also ... More


Response

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the call and response tradition of African American churches, the concluding chapter reflects on ways in which this book responds to calls for serious scholarship in religious ethnography. As part ... More


Paul Ricœur: Selfhood

Christopher Watkin

in Phenomenology or Deconstruction?: The Question of Ontology in Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Paul Ricoeur and Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637591
eISBN:
9780748671847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637591.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 3 is devoted to exploring the phenomenology of selfhood, a theme raised in the debate between Merleau-Ponty and Derrida in chapter 2. Turning to Ricœur's work on selfhood, notably in Oneself ... More


Christ Meets Me Everywhere: Augustine’s Early Figurative Exegesis

Michael Cameron

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199751297
eISBN:
9780199950584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751297.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book studies the earliest biblical reading practices of Augustine of Hippo (354–430), the greatest of the Latin Church Fathers. As a Manichee he had dismissed the Scriptures of ancient Israel as ... More


Systematic Theology as Philosophical and Fundamental Theology in Pneumatological Perspective: Amos Yong

Christopher A. Stephenson

in Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916795
eISBN:
9780199980284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916795.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 considers the method of making pneumatology the starting point for philosophical and fundamental theology. The representative of this approach is Amos Yong. Similar to Macchia, Yong ... More


Stein’s Kenosis: Reimaging Witnessing

Joseph Redfield Palmisano

in Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

After the “action” of narratively considering Stein's life, the text reflectively “steps back” in order to discern the interreligious significance of Stein's response. This is done by reading Stein's ... More


Phenomenology and hermeneutics

Anastasia Marinopoulou

in Critical Theory and Epistemology: The Politics of Modern Thought and Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105370
eISBN:
9781526128157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105370.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The aim of this chapter is to trace to what extent dialectics is an epistemological concern in Dilthey, Husserl, Simmel and Weber. Throughout the course of these thinkers’ work, it becomes clear that ... More


Introduction: Cultural Techniques, or, the End of the Intellectual Postwar in German Media Theory

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The chapter relates the re-emergence of cultural techniques (a concept first employed in the 19th century in an agricultural context) to the changing intellectual constellation of postwar Germany. ... More


The Nietzsche Effect

Gianni Vattimo

in Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231166966
eISBN:
9780231536578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Vattimo “makes use” of Nietzsche’s works to interpret our present political and philosophical situation.


The Temptation of Realism

Gianni Vattimo

in Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231166966
eISBN:
9780231536578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Vattimo discusses our societal desire to embrace the current reality of the world, neglecting historical interpretation and future possibility.


Being and Event

Gianni Vattimo

in Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231166966
eISBN:
9780231536578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Vattimo searches for a notion of Being that can include us in its theoretical sphere but can also free of from the chains placed on us by the society of total organization.


Gregory of Nyssa: Reading Animality and Desire

Eric Daryl Meyer

in Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 2 takes up Gregory of Nyssa’s homiletic Commentary on the Song of Songs with special attention to Gregory’s exegetical strategies for dealing with extensive animal imagery in the context of ... More


Carnal Hermeneutics

Richard Kearney and Brian Treanor (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Building on a tradition in which accounts of carnal embodiment are overlooked, misread, or underdeveloped, this book initiates a focus on carnal hermeneutics as such, as distinct field of study and ... More


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