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Title: Ricoeur en de Bijbelse hermeneutiek
Subtitle: Werkwoorden van geloven
Author(s): HETTEMA, Theo L.
Journal: Bijdragen
Volume: 68    Issue: 3   Date: 2007   
Pages: 298-317
DOI: 10.2143/BIJ.68.3.2022863

Abstract :
The author presents Ricoeur as a philosopher who advocates a sharp distinction between philosophy and theology. Yet, Ricoeur’s oeuvre testifies of a deep interest into Biblical hermeneutics. The author argues how the distinction between philosophy and theology runs through the whole of Ricoeur’s work, together with his interest in Biblical hermeneutics. What Ricoeur has said on Biblical hermeneutics can only be understood from a broad view of his philosophical themes. The actual approach of Ricoeur in matters of Bible and theology is presented under the headings of listening, speaking, acting, falling silent, and believing. These are the verbs that express a hermeneutical attitude towards the Bible as a formative text for thinking, acting and believing.