Christianity, Plasticity, and Spectral Heritages

Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 7. August 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 192 Seiten
978-3-319-86977-3 (ISBN)
This book is an interdisciplinary study of the cultural representations of Jesus in the context of contemporary religious theory and continental philosophy. It looks at Jesus in view of an updated Derridean hauntology and spectrality, with an emphasis on the inherent plasticity of the Christian heritage. While the work engages with the recent Jesus-centered writings of Slavoj Zizek, François Laruelle, and Giorgio Agamben, it places a greater and much needed emphasis on the philosophical, theological, and cultural links between a plastic, hauntological Christian heritage and Jesus's historically evolving plural subjectivity, with the latter explored in texts of popular culture. It is a multidisciplinary study of Jesus, as well as a dynamic Christian heritage that simultaneously constructs and deconstructs Jesus's philosophical, political, and cultural centrality.
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
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IX, 182 p.
  • Höhe: 210 mm
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  • Breite: 148 mm
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  • Dicke: 10 mm
  • 256 gr
978-3-319-86977-3 (9783319869773)
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Victor E. Taylor is Chair of the Department of English and Humanities and Director of The Center for Civic Arts and Humanities at York College of Pennsylvania. He is the executive editor of The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and author of Religion After Postmodernism (2008), The Religious Pray, the Profane Swear (2002), and Para/Inquiry: Postmodern Religion and Culture (2000).
Chapter 1: (Dis) Emergence to Spectral Subjectivity Chapter 2: Jesus, Figure of ArrivalChapter 3: Jesus's Spectral HeritageChapter 4: The Jesus Potential

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