9780199641437

The Art of Listening in the Early Church

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199641437

  • ISBN10:

    0199641439

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/16/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Carol Harrison is Professor of the History and Theology of the Latin West at Durham University.

Table of Contents


Preface
Introduction: Voices of the Page
First Impromptu: The Other Side of Language or listening to the voice of Being
I: An Auditory Culture
1. Listening in Cultural Context
2. Rhetoric and the Art of Listening
3. Images and Echoes
II: Theme and Variations
4. Catechesis: Sounding the Theme
Second Impromptu : Playing ball: the art of reception
5. Preaching: Variations on the Theme
Third Impromptu: Singing the blues
III: From Listening to Hearing
6. The Polyphony of Prayer
7. From the bottom to the bottomless
Bibliography

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