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The Figural and the literal

problems of language in the history of science and philosophy, 1630-1800

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, U.K, Wolfeboro, N.H., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Science -- Language -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Analysis (Philosophy) -- History -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Largely papers presented at a conference held at Leeds University, Jan. 10-12, 1984.

    Statementedited by Andrew E. Benjamin, Geoffrey N. Cantor, and John R.R. Christie.
    ContributionsBenjamin, Andrew E., Cantor, G. N., 1943-, Christie, J. R. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP301 .F54 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2373446M
    ISBN 100719014867
    LC Control Number87001540

    53 Homo microbis: The Human Microbiome, Figural, Literal, Political dates, animals, and so on, we humans are sideways mash-ups— Frankensteins—made up of a welter of teeny microbial friends and enemies. The traces of relic viruses and companion microbes are embedded in our genomes, our cells, ourselves. Microorgan-. Literal Figures is the most important work on John Bunyan to appear in many years, and a significant contribution to the history and theory of representation. Beginning with mainstream Puritan responses to a challenge to orthodoxy—a man who claims he has been literally transformed into Christ and his companion who claims to be the "Spouse of Christ"—and concluding with an analysis of The.

    Full Description: "In his earlier books such as Tropics of Discourse and The Content of the Form, Hayden White focused on the conventions of historical writing and on the ordering of historical consciousness. In Figural Realism, White collects eight interrelated essays primarily concerned with the treatment of history in recent literary critical discourse. This chapter explores Hans Frei's overall claim that a Christian figural reading of the Bible narratively extends, rather than effaces, its realistic and literal sense. The discussion begins with a study of Frei's argument that figural extension of the literal meaning of the Bible leads to its intensification instead of its supersession. Throughout the chapter, Frei references Erich Auerbach's.

    Homo microbis is a strange folding back, a strange back-to-the-biologicalown playful splice here might be seen as of the same historical moment that has lately given us such Wilson, in which —,.. Stefan Helmreich olitical HOMO MICROBIS: FIGURAL, LITERAL, POLITICAL H How do biologists imagine the human being these days? roject.   Relying upon Auerbach's move to figural reading as the means to move away from interpretation dependent upon the binary opposition of literal and nonliteral, Frei explores the narrative quality of figural interpretation: "The interpreter's situation is that of having to arrange himself into the same real sequence by participating intellectually.


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"Collett rightly claims that Christ himself is the one who shaped the history of Israel in a figural manner. Squarely grounded in the Yale School's claim that the Old Testament provides its own distinct witness to Christ, Figural Reading and the Old Testament presents a carefully argued yet bold defense of allegorical book offers a perceptive antidote to the modern occlusion of Author: Don C.

Collett. This book makes an illuminating contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture, and more specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New. John David Dawson analyzes the practice and theory of figural reading in the Christian tradition of Biblical interpretation by looking at writings of Jewish and Christian.

Collett examines the tension between figural and literal modes of exegesis as they developed in Christian thought, introduces ongoing debates and discussions concerning figural readings of Scripture, and offers theological readings of several significant Old Testament passages.

This book will work well as a primer on figural exegesis for Author: Don C. Collett. The figural and the literal are also counterpoised in the medium of language, as suggested by the OED definition cited above. Norman Bryson complicates these two terms: the figural is connected to perception, while the literal is understood in terms of its connection to letters and language (Bryson, 6).

This book makes an illuminating contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture, and more specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New.

John David Dawson analyzes the practice and theory of "figural" reading in the Christian tradition of Biblical interpretation by looking at writings of Jewish and Christian.

This book will work well as a primer on figural exegesis for seminarians or as a capstone seminary text that ties together themes from courses in Bible, exegesis, and theology.

Don Collett, an experienced Old Testament scholar, offers an account of Old Testament interpretation that capitalizes on recent research in figural exegesis.

Don Collett, an experienced Old Testament teacher, offers an account of Old Testament interpretation that capitalizes on recent research in figural exegesis.

Collett examines the tension between figural and literal modes of exegesis as they developed in Christian thought, introduces ongoing debates and discussions concerning figural readings of Scripture, and offers theological readings of.

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original covers, with no. 53 videos Play all BOOK LOVER TOMFOOLERY polandbananasBOOKS tier ranking every book series i've ever read - Duration: A Clockwork Readerviews. Christian Figural Reading takes the form of a detailed discussion of three modern critics of allegory: Daniel Boyarin, a talmudic scholar who wrote a book on St.

Paul; Erich Auerbach, a distinguished literary critic, a Jew, and the author of a minor classic, Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature ; and Hans Frei, the.

This book by Ephraim Radner constitutes the first significant theological account of the foundations and methods of the figural reading of Scripture.

Radner’s reintroduces contemporary scholars to a traditional approach to biblical interpretation that dates back to Jewish practice from before the time of Jesus. Figural interpretation continued in prominence through the early church, the.

"David Dawsons Christian Figural Reading is an elegant, deeply important and wonderfully complex eaving themes from early Christian scholarship, literary theory, and contemporary Christian thought, the text offers a challenge to scholars across a number of currently contested and fast-moving fields, demanding of us all that we rethink Biblical interpretation as the.

Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity Book Description: This book makes an illuminating contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture, and more specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New.

John David Dawson analyzes the practice and theory of "figural" reading in the Christian tradition of Biblical interpretation by looking at writings of Jewish and Christian thinkers, both ancient and modern, who have reflected on that form of traditional Christian Biblical interpretation.

This book makes an illuminating contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture, and more specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New.

John David Dawson analyzes the practice and theory of "figural" reading in the Christian tradition of Biblical interpretation by looking at writings of Jewish and Christian.

The Literal and the Figural Translated Within contemporary philosophical work there is preoccupation, if not fascination with translation. This chapter began by suggesting that any attempt to restrict the range of translation by giving it a single meaning had to deny or refuse the potential for translation to be understood in other ways and.

The Figural and the literal: problems of language in the history of science and philosophy, In Figural Reading and the Old Testament, Don Collett, an experienced Old Testament scholar, offers an account of Old Testament interpretation that capitalizes on recent research in figural exegesis.

Collett examines the tension between figural and literal modes of exegesis as they developed in Christian thought, introduces ongoing debates and discussions concerning figural readings of.

Description Examines the tension between figural and literal modes of exegesis and offers theological readings of several significant Old Testament passages. Publisher Description Don Collett, an experienced Old Testament teacher, offers an account of Old Testament interpretation that capitalizes on recent research in figural Rating: % positive.Representing by means of a figure; emblematic.John Burrow, A History of Histories, Penguinp.

The counterparts, in the Christian era, to the figural anticipation of Christ in the Old Testament were the deliverer monarchs and leaders of later times [ ] Figurative, not literal. (mathematics, obsolete) Of numbers, describing a. Originally published in In his earlier books such as Tropics of Discourse and The Content of the Form, Hayden White focused on the conventions of historical writing and on the ordering of historical consciousness.

In Figural Realism, White collects eight interrelated essays primarily concerned with the treatment of history in recent literary critical discourse.