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By Colby Dickinson

ISBN-10: 1441192247

ISBN-13: 9781441192240

Dickinson lines the improvement of 2 innovations, the messianic and the canonical, as they stream, interweave and contest one another within the paintings of 3 trendy continental philosophers: Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben, although a robust helping forged of Jan Assmann, Gershom Scholem, Jacob Taubes and Paul Ricoeur, between others, additionally play their respective roles all through this examine. He isolates how their quite a few interactions with their selected phrases displays a great deal of what's acknowledged in the numerous discourses that represent what we now have very easily labelled, usually in mistakenly monolithic phrases, as 'Theology'.

By narrowing the scope of this research to the dynamics generated traditionally by means of those contrasting phrases, he additionally seeks to figure out what precisely lies on the center of theology's possible such a lot valuable item: the presentation past any illustration, the intended actual nucleus of all revelation and what lies in the back of any look for a 'theology of immanence' today.

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Dickinson lines the advance of 2 innovations, the messianic and the canonical, as they stream, interweave and contest one another within the paintings of 3 favourite continental philosophers: Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben, notwithstanding a robust helping forged of Jan Assmann, Gershom Scholem, Jacob Taubes and Paul Ricoeur, between others, additionally play their respective roles all through this learn.

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