Ferguson Lecture: Prof. Janet Martin Soskice (Cambridge) - "And the Name of God is...? Revelation and Philosophy after Sinai"
|3 March 2016
|16:00 - 17:30
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|School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The new book by Pope Francis is entitled "The Name of God is Mercy", but what’s in a name, and what’s at stake in naming God? Moses famously asked God for a name at the burning bush, but why did he do so and what answer did he get? Previous generations of Christian theologians were more exercised in saying how it is we can name God than in proving God’s existence. What might be involved in a retrieval of this tradition of reflection upon names and the naming of God?
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