The Twentieth Century Inheritance: Myths, Metaphors and a Metahistorical Imagination


  • Michael Griffin


In considering the dialogue between Religion, Literature and the Arts, we need to remind ourselves that ever since the philosophy of consciousness took the linguistic turn, whole schools of theory within the humanities have been dominated by rhetoric about language, about what language is as sign, as symbol and as sacrament, and what language can, or cannot convey about being and knowing.