Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks. This claim figures large in the canonical texts and. Regardless of whether one agrees with the content of. Wolterstorff’s Divine Discourse, it is clear that it is a ground-break- ing and philosophically powerful piece. Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim that God Speaks. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, x + pp.

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Sign in Create an account. Cambridge University Discoursee Nicholas Wolterstorff Yale University. Prominent in the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the claim that God speaks.

Nicholas Wolterstorff argues that contemporary speech-action theory, when appropriately expanded, offers us a fascinating discougse of interpreting this claim and showing its intelligibility. He develops an innovative theory of double-hermeneutics – along the way opposing the current near-consensus led by Ricoeur and Derrida that there is something wrong-headed about interpreting a text to find out what its author said.


Wolterstorff argues that at least some of us are entitled to believe that God has spoken. Philosophers have never before, in any wolterstorfg fashion, reflected on these matters, mainly because they have mistakenly treated speech as revelation. Epistemology of Religion in Philosophy of Religion. Find it on Scholar. Request removal from index.

Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks by Nicholas Wolterstorff

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Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks

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