Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Paul Ricoeur Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.
There is no shorter path for joining a neutral existential anthropology, according to philosophy, with the existential decision before God, according to the Bible.
What must be the nature of the world… if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?
Hope, insofar as it is hope of resurrection, is the living contradiction of what it proceeds from and what is placed under the sign of the Cross and death.
So long as the New Testament served to decipher the Old, it was taken as an absolute norm.
Narrative identity takes part in the story’s movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.
First, it is not unimportant that the legislative texts of the Old Testament are placed in the mouth of Moses and within the narrative framework of the sojourn at Sinai.
The text is a limited field of possible constructions.
The Law is one aspect of a much more concrete and encompassing relation than the relation between commanding and obeying that characterizes the imperative.
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.
Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity, the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one.
For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.
But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
There has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity because Christianity proceeds from a proclamation.
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.
Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other.