Speech and Theology: Language and the Logic of Incarnation

Routledge (2002)
Abstract
This important contribution to the ground-breaking Radical Orthodoxy series revisits the works of Husserl, Heidegger, Augustine and Derrida to reconsider the challenge of speaking of God through predication, silence, confession and praise. James K. A. <span class='Hi'>Smith</span> argues for God's own refusal to avoid speaking as well as for our urgent need of words to make Him visible to us. This leads to a radical new "incarnational phenomenology" in which God's love endows imperfect signs with the means to indicate true states of infinitude, and in which we may ultimately discover a new theology of the arts.
Keywords Christianity Philosophy  Incarnation  Language and languages Christianity
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Call number BR100.S535 2002
ISBN(s) 0415276969   9780415276962
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