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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Divine Discourse: Philosophical Reflections on the Claim That God Speaks

He insists that his project is not another treatment on theological revelation, but that discourse is different from revelation. Divine discourse comprises Nicholas Wolterstorff’s philosophical reflections on the claim that God speaks. Nicholas Wolterstorff Yale University. Asiedu – – Heythrop Journal 42 3: Illocutionary acts are related to locutionary acts by way of the counting as relation; perlocutionary acts are related to illocutionary acts by causality.

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Nicholas Wolterstorff argues that contemporary speech-action discourss, when appropriately expanded, offers us a fascinating way of interpreting this claim and showing its intelligibility. Prominent in the canonical texts and traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam is the claim that God speaks.

The section on John Locke at the end of the book is almost worth the price of the book. To ask other readers questions wolerstorff Divine Discourseplease sign up. The many modes of discourse.

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

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Wolterstorff takes the findings in current speech-act theory and applies them to the claim that God speaks.