Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.
Category Archive: Paul Ricoeur
If the Resurrection is resurrection from the dead, all hope and freedom are in spite of death.
Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
What must be the nature of the world… if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?
Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity, the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one.
The narrative constructs the identity of the character, what can be called his or her narrative identity, in constructing that of the story told. It is the identity of the story that makes the identity of the character.
Narrative identity takes part in the story’s movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.
The Law is one aspect of a much more concrete and encompassing relation than the relation between commanding and obeying that characterizes the imperative.
Myth expresses in terms of the world – that is, of the other world or the second world – the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence.
It is always possible to argue against an interpretation, to confront interpretations, to arbitrate between them and to seek for an agreement, even if this agreement remains beyond our reach.