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Poetic Revelations : Word Made Flesh Made Word: The Power of the Word III, Hardback Book

Poetic Revelations : Word Made Flesh Made Word: The Power of the Word III Hardback

Edited by Mark S. Burrows, Jean Ward, Malgorzata Grzegorzewska


This book explores the much debated relation of language and bodily experience (i.e. the 'flesh'), considering in particular how poetry functions as revelatory discourse and thus relates to the formal horizon of theological inquiry.

The central thematic focus is around a 'phenomenology of the flesh' as that which connects us with the world, being the site of perception and feeling, joy and suffering, and of life itself in all its vulnerability.

The voices represented in this collection reflect interdisciplinary methods of interpretation and broadly ecumenical sensibilities, focusing attention on such matters as the revelatory nature of language in general and poetic language in particular, the function of poetry in society, the question of Incarnation and its relation to language and the poetic arts, the kenosis of the Word, and human embodiment in relation to the word 'enfleshed' in poetry.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 262 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9781472468307



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