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Dis-Enclosure The Deconstruction of Christianity

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ISBN-10: 0823228363

ISBN-13: 9780823228362

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Jean-Luc Nancy, Bettina Bergo, Gabriel Malenfant, Michael Smith

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This book is a profound and eagerly anticipated investigation into what is left of a monotheistic religious spiritnotably, a minimalist faith that is neither confessional nor credulous. Articulating this faith as works and as an objectless hope, Nancy deconstructs Christianity in search of the historical and reflective conditions that provided its initial energy. Working through Blanchot and Nietzsche, re-reading Heidegger and Derrida, Nancy turns to the Epistle of Saint James rather than those of Saint Paul, discerning in it the primitive essence of Christianity as hope. The religion that provided the exit from religion, as he terms Christianity, consists in the announcement of an end. It…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Translators' Foreword
Atheism and Monotheism
A Deconstruction of Monotheism
The Judeo-Christian (on Faith)
A Faith That Is Nothing at All
An Experience at Heart
Verbum caro factum
The Name God in Blanchot
Blanchot's Resurrection
Consolation, Desolation
On a Divine Wink
An Exempting from Sense
"Prayer Demythified"
The Deconstruction of Christianity
Far from Substance: Whither and to What Point?