Derrida and theology

by Steven Shakespeare

Publisher: T & T Clark in London, New York, NY

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Derrida, Jacques,
  • Deconstruction,
  • Theology,
  • Philosophy and religion,
  • Nihilisme,
  • Theologie

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-228) and index.

Scopri Barth, Derrida and the Language of Theology di Graham Ward: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da : Graham Ward. Postmodern Theology – Atheism Postmodern Style Postmodern theology stretches from militant atheism to village atheist. All the major Postmodern writers were atheists, including Foucault, Derrida, Lyotard, Bataille, Barthes, Baudrillard, Macherey, Deleuze, Guattari, and Lacan. Clayton Crockett's Derrida after the End of Writing: Political Theology and New Materialism is a book that not only offers an interpretive reading of Derrida's major works but also shows how Derrida remains relevant both to and beyond philosophy today. As we will come to see, Crockett calls into question the notion of a strong turn within Derrida's thought, offers a way of reading Author: Seth Daves. Derrida after the End of Writing: Political Theology and New Materialism: Crockett, Clayton: Books - 5/5(1).

Chapter 3 considers certain aspects of the philosophy of Jacques Derrida. Although Derrida claimed that he “rightly passes for an atheist,” he has written extensively on religion and has explicitly engaged some of the other thinkers treated in this book. Derrida is not a religious thinker and does not provide arguments for religious belief, yet he certainly figures prominently, . John D. Caputo. Derrida himself has warned us that it is a mistake to confuse what he says about différance with some kind of negative theology—in particular with that of Meister Eckhart whom he mentions by name. I begin by endorsing and underlining that point which I take to be but the beginning, not the end, of the question about deconstruction and negative theology. It asserts a theology of hospitality that is well argued and enticing, and which avoids falling into sectarian or denominational ghettos along the way. For those who are wrestling with Derrida and Levinas but have eyes also for the cross and the resurrection, The Gift of the Other is a must read and an unavoidable contribution in a lively and. This book represents the most comprehensive attempt to date to explore and test Derrida's contribution and influence on the study of theology, biblical studies, and the philosophy of religion.

Derrida was born on J , in a summer home in El Biar (Algiers), Algeria, into a Sephardic Jewish family (originally from Toledo) that became French in when the Crémieux Decree granted full French citizenship to the indigenous Arabic-speaking Jews of Algeria.

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This study offers a new and original analysis of the problem of religious language. Taking as its starting point Karl Barth's doctrine of analogy, the author draws parallels between Barth's insights into the language of theology and the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida, and concludes that Barth's doctrine of analogy is a theological reading of Derrida's economy of Cited by:   "Derrida and Theology" is an invaluable guide for those ready to ride the leading wave of contemporary theology.

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Derrida and Theology seems intended for an audience versed in theology but acquainted with Derrida only through hearsay, or by way of one of his interpreters. One of Shakespeare's primary purposes in the book is to correct the misrepresentations of Derrida in heavy circulation and to replace them with a guide for the theologically invested.

Jacques Derrida: a name to strike fear into the hearts of theologians. His ideas have been hugely influential in shaping postmodern philosophy, and its impact has been felt across the humanities from literary studies to architecture.

However, he has also been associated with the specters of relativism and nihilism. Some have suggested he undermines any notion of objective truth and.

This book explores the thought of Jacques Derrida as it relates to the tradition of apophatic thought--negative theology and philosophy--in both Western and Eastern traditions.

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This is the third in a series of interviews about religion that I am conducting for The Stone. The interviewee for this installment is John D. Caputo, a professor of religion and humanities at Syracuse University and the author of “The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida: Religion Without Religion.”.

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Title: Derrida and Theology By: Steven Shakespeare, Sean Michael Ryan Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: T&T Clark Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 15 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: Philosophy and Theology Stock No: WWPages:   French intellectual Jacques Derrida (–) was one of the most important contributors to the post-modern philosophical movement.

He was also one of the most notoriously difficult philosophers to understand. In this third episode of a three-part series, Dr.

Christopher Watkin helps us understand Derrida’s theology. Postmodern Theology – “The Death of God” Theologians Derrida’s theory of deconstruction influenced a group of theologians in s England. Bishop John A.T. Robinson in his book Honest to God sought to explain what it meant to be a Christian in the Postmodern world.

This group became known as the “Death of God” theologians. Derrida After the End of Writing argues for the importance of reading Derrida's later work from a new materialist perspective. In conversation with Heidegger, Lacan, and Deleuze, and critically engaging newer philosophies of speculative realism and object-oriented ontology, Crockett claims that Derrida was never a linguistic idealist.

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Jacques Derrida (–) One of the most important thinkers of our time, Jacques Derrida continues to have a profound influence on postmodern thought and society.

Christopher Watkin explains Derrida’s complex philosophy with clarity and precision, showing not only what Derrida says about metaphysics, ethics, politics, and theology but. Clayton Crockett’s Derrida after the End of Writing: Political Theology and New Materialism is a book that not only offers an interpretive reading of Derrida’s major works but also shows how Derrida remains relevant both to and beyond philosophy today.

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Taking as its starting point Karl Barth's doctrine of analogy, the author draws parallels between Barth's insights into the language of theology and the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida, and concludes that Barth's doctrine of analogy is a theological reading of Derrida's economy of Format: Paperback.

Derrida and Religion: Other Testaments represents the most comprehensive attempt to date to explore, adapt, and test Derrida's contributions and influence on the study of theology, biblical studies, and the philosophy of religion.

With over twenty original essays from highly-respected scholars such as John Caputo, Daniel Boyarin, Edith Wyschogrod, Tim Beal, and Gil Anidjar, 4/5(1). Literature and Theology Book Description.

This new and original analysis of the problem of religious language draws parallels between Karl Barth's doctrine of analogy and the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida, and concludes that it is a theological reading of Derrida's economy of : Ward.

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Cisney, Gettysburg College. Read Christian Hite’s “Intro-extro-duction” and J. Hillis Miller’s “Preposterous Preface” Here. Coming from behind (derrière)—how else to describe a volume called “Derrida and Queer Theory”.

— as if arriving late to the party, or, indeed, after the party is already all, we already have Deleuze and Queer Theory and, of course, Saint Foucault.

He then brings Derrida into conversation with Reformed theology through the lens of John –18, examining both similarities and differences between Derrida and the Bible. Learn why Derrida says what he says and how Christians can receive and respond to his writing in a balanced, biblical way that is truly beneficial to cultural engagement.

Derrida and Theology there’s also Robyn Horner’s account of the debates between Marion and Derrida about key philosophical issues in the book Related posts from Cosmos The In LostAuthor: Artur Rosman.Derrida and Negative Theology - Ebook written by Harold G. Coward, Toby Foshay, Jacques Derrida.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Derrida and Negative Theology.This study offers a new and original analysis of the problem of religious language.

Taking as its starting point Karl Barth's doctrine of analogy, the author draws parallels between Barth's insights into the language of theology and the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida, and concludes that Barth's doctrine of analogy is a theological reading of Derrida's economy of Author: Graham Ward.