O możliwości toposu boskości – prolegomena
ON THE POSSIBILY OF THE TOPOS OF DIVINITY – PTOLEGOMENA
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Man talks about divinity. The sphere of meanings referring to divinity accompanies the history of human communities. Speaking of divinity remains a way humans express themselves, even when such speaking is recognized as the language of divinity itself. In this article, a research project devoted to divinity is formulated on the basis of four premises. The first step is to move the research from the problem of speech about divinity to the problem of the meaning of speech about divinity, or, in other words, from the metaphysics of divinity to semantics. Secondly, speaking about God is inevitably paradoxical in character; it is speech that contains opposites or even contradictions. The third premise is that none of the distinguishable ways of creating meaning about divinity constitutes a closed, complete whole. Talking about divinity is not only a religious discourse, but also engages concepts shaped in the field of philosophy. Finally, the fourth premise: speech about divinity should not be considered without relating it to what is expressed with its help. The text asks if it is possible to create a topos of divinity on the basis of these four premises. premises formulated above.
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