This book provides a cross-cultural analysis of how religious symbols function from a theological and philosophical perspective. Showing how religious symbols can be true in various qualified senses, Neville presents a theory of religious symbolism in the American pragmatic tradition extending and elaborating Tillich's claim that religious symbols participate in the divine realities to which they refer and yet must be broken in order not to be idolatrous or demonic. The Truth of Broken Symbols offers a theory of religious ...

Truth of Broken Symbols 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791427415

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Truth of Broken Symbols 1995, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

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