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Discerning the Transcendent

Mackinlay, Shane (2017) Discerning the Transcendent. Doctrine and Life, 67 (4). pp. 37-47. ISSN 0012446X

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Abstract

This article analyses the rise of secularity to highlight the continuing acknowledgement of transcendence in our culture. Drawing on the writings of Richard Kearney it stresses the critical need to be discerning in relation to claims of experiencing of the transcendent. It proposes that Gadamer's hermeneutics provide a valuable resource for this discernment.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: transcendence, Jean-Luc Marion, saturated phenomena, Gadamer, discernment, Richard Kearney
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220307 Hermeneutic and Critical Theory
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220315 Philosophy of Religion
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: A - Philosophy
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Mr Mark Carey
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 00:36
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2018 23:57
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2866

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