Transfiguration: Poetic Metaphor and Theological Reflection

  title={Transfiguration: Poetic Metaphor and Theological Reflection},
  author={F. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of Religion},
  pages={39 - 56}
  • F. Brown
  • Published 1982
  • Philosophy
  • The Journal of Religion
The claim that theology has an intrinsic connection with poetry and poetics is one which has been advanced for so long and in so many ways that, by now, it can scarcely be considered surprising or controversial. Likewise there is now, presumably, nothing too surprising in the thesis that if we are to attain an adequate understanding of the nature of this connection, we must pay special attention to metaphor-broadly conceived-and to poetic metaphor in particular. So the terrain I propose to… Expand