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God in Pain

Inversions of Apocalypse

A brilliant dissection and reconstruction of the three major faith-based systems of belief in the world today, from one of the world's most articulate intellectuals, Slavoj Zizek, in conversation with Croatian philosopher Boris Gunjevic. In six chapters that describe Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in fresh ways using the tools of Hegelian and Lacanian analysis, God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse shows how each faith understands humanity and divinity--and how the differences between the faiths may be far stranger than they may at first seem.

Chapters include (by Zizek) (1) "Christianity Against Sacred," (2) "Glance into the Archives of Islam," (3) "Only Suffering God Can Save Us," (4) "Animal Gaze," (5) "For the Theologico-Political Suspension of the Ethical," (by Gunjevic) (1) "Mistagogy of Revolution," (2) "Virtues of Empire," (3) "Every Book Is Like Fortress," (4) "Radical Orthodoxy," (5) "Prayer and Wake."

Artikelnummer: 978-1-60980-369-8
Fr. 24.90
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Autor Zizek, Slavoj
Verlag Random House N.Y.
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2012
Seitenangabe 288 S.
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H20.9 cm x B14.2 cm x D2.2 cm 269 g
Coverlag Seven Stories Press (Imprint/Brand)
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