Hermeneutics between Philosophy and Theology

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Andrzej Wiercinski

The Imperative to Think the Incommensurable

ISBN 978-3-643-10741-1
Band-Nr. 1
Jahr 2010
Seiten 368
Bindung broschiert
Reihe International Studies in Hermeneutics and Phenomenology

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This book examines the troubled relationship between Athens and Jerusalem
as it has become intensified by global multiculturalism, religious
fundamentalism, and the return of the religious in postmodern thought.
Instead of legislating a ‚proper‘ relation between philosophy and
theology, this study shows that the way to negotiate the space between
them is by doing hermeneutics. Offering interpretations of Radical
Orthodoxy, Protestant Liberalism, and contemporary Thomism, the book makes
a convincing case that the hermeneutic age, inaugurated by Heidegger,
Gadamer, and Ricoeur, has only just begun. Rather than being translated
into each other, philosophy and theology must be left free to be

Andrzej Wierci’nski, PhD (Philosophy), PhD (Theology), researches in the
areas of the philosophy of religion and hermeneutics. He teaches at the
University of Freiburg i.Br.