Wittgenstein's Web: Hans Frei and the Meaning of Biblical Narratives

The article discusses theologian Jason Spring's views on theologian Hans W. Frei's relationship to philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Topics covered include Wittgenstein's influence on Frei's work throughout his career, the Wittgensteinian theory of meaning as use, and Spring'...

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Published in:The journal of religion
Main Author: Knight, John Allan
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: University of Chicago Press 2015
In: The journal of religion
Year: 2015, Volume: 95, Issue: 3, Pages: 337-360
Further subjects:B Theology
B Bible Theology
B Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951
B SPRING, Jason
B Bible
B DOCTRINAL theology
B THEOLOGY & philosophy
B FREI, Hans W
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Summary:The article discusses theologian Jason Spring's views on theologian Hans W. Frei's relationship to philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Topics covered include Wittgenstein's influence on Frei's work throughout his career, the Wittgensteinian theory of meaning as use, and Spring's subtle and erudite reading of Frei. Also mentioned is Frei's thoroughly Wittgensteinian approach to the meaning of biblical narratives.
ISSN:1549-6538
Contains:Enthalten in: The journal of religion
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1086/681110