Chapter

Between the Prophetic and the Sacramental

Richard Kearney

in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230457
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235223 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230457.003.0010

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Between the Prophetic and the Sacramental

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This chapter reflects on sacramental ontology. It discusses issues such as the complex relationship between a phenomenology of flesh and hermeneutics of signs, between confessional “belief”, and pre- (or post-) confessional faith. It also reflects on the question of hermeneutically retrieving Catholic and Protestant traditions in the light of a postreligious eschatology.

Keywords: sacraments; God; ontology; Catholics; Protestants

Chapter.  4739 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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