Plurality And Ambiguity: Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope

Paperback | June 10, 1994

byDavid Tracy

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In Plurality and Ambiguity, David Tracy lays the philosophical groundwork for a practical application of hermeneutics, while constructing an innovative model of theological interpretation developed out of the notions of conversation and argument. He concludes with an appraisal of the religious significance of hope in an age of radically different voices and constantly shifting meanings.

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Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope: 'A sensitive, judicious, and humane book...about the interpretation of interpretation-as-conversation, the strenuous requirements and conditions for good conversation and why ongoing, open, engaged conversation is our best hope for honestly facing and interpreting the radical plurality and fearful ambiguit...

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In Plurality and Ambiguity, David Tracy lays the philosophical groundwork for a practical application of hermeneutics, while constructing an innovative model of theological interpretation developed out of the notions of conversation and argument. He concludes with an appraisal of the religious significance of hope in an age of radicall...

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Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope: 'A sensitive, judicious, and humane book...about the interpretation of interpretation-as-conversation, the strenuous requirements and conditions for good conversation and why ongoing, open, engaged conversation is our best hope for honestly facing and interpreting the radical plurality and fearful ambiguit...

David Tracy is Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, professor of theology in the Divinity School, and professor in the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods and the Committee on Social Thought. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is the author of many books, including Blessed Rage...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:155 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:June 10, 1994Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226811263

ISBN - 13:9780226811260

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Interpretation, Conversation, Argument
2. Argument: Method, Explanation, Theory
3. Radical Plurality: The Question of Language
4. Radical Ambiguity: The Question of History
5. Resistance and Hope: The Question of Religion
Notes
Subject Index
Name Index

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Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope: 'A sensitive, judicious, and humane book...about the interpretation of interpretation-as-conversation, the strenuous requirements and conditions for good conversation and why ongoing, open, engaged conversation is our best hope for honestly facing and interpreting the radical plurality and fearful ambiguity that is always already present.'