Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God

2016.07.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds.), Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God, Columbia University Press, 2016,
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2016.07.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds.), Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God, Columbia University Press, 2016, 286pp., $30.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780231161039. Reviewed by Daniel O'Dea Bradley, Gonzaga University This is a collection of conversations among Richard Kearney and many of the leading thinkers in Continental Philosophy of Religion. The format makes the book an ideal text for an introduction to a Phenomenology of Religion course. However, it is for its contribution to philosophy more widely that I wish to review the book here, and in my view the contribution is significant. Recognizing that significance is aided by the adoption of a certain hermeneutical method. At the beginning of both Anatheism and Reimagining the Sacred, Kearney relates a formative experience he had in taking classes with Paul Ricœur in Paris. Ricoeur would open the course by asking his students, "D'où parlez-vous?". . .

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