'What Is Truth?': Towards a Theological Poetics

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The Western philosophical tradition and mainstream Christian theology have a common flaw: both have failed consistently to appreciate poetic truth. Plato proposed to ban Homeric poetry from his utopia, while St. Augustine wished to shun the company of poets entirely. However, 19th- and 20th-century philosophy has seen a move towards rejection of this prejudice, pioneered largely by Heidegger and Nietzsche. In this theological work, Andrew Shanks argues that the rebellion of Heidegger and Nietzsche is also deeply flawed and ...

'What Is Truth?': Towards a Theological Poetics 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415253260

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'What Is Truth?': Towards a Theological Poetics 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415253253

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