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Author Farley, Edward, 1929-2014.

Title Deep symbols : their postmodern effacement and reclamation / Edward Farley
Published Valley Forge, Pa. : Trinity Press International, [1996]
©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 145 pages)
Summary ""Here is an absorbing and exceptionally perceptive account of how deep symbols or words of power (which tend to be a culture's normaltive language) have undergone diminishment in a contemporary postmodern society. Edward Farley explains that such diminishment does not necessarily imply their demise since traces of these symbols remain and invite their rethinking. Two introductory chapters spell out the character and prospect of deep symbols in postmodern society. Then follow five chapters, each of which considers a particular deep symbol: tradition, obligation (duty), reality, law, and hope
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-141) and index
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Subject Language and languages -- Religious aspects.
Signs and symbols -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96042949
ISBN 0567486559 (electronic bk.)
9780567486554 (electronic bk.)