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Author Loy, David
Title Healing Deconstruction : Postmodern Thought in Buddhism and Christianity
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1996
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Series AAR Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Ser. ; v.3
AAR Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Idolatry and Inherent Existence: THE GOLDEN CALF AND THE WOODEN BUDDHA -- Dead Words, Living Words, and Healing Words: THE DISSEMINATIONS OF DOGEN AND ECKHART -- Sky-dancing at the Boundaries of Western Thought: FEMINIST THEORY AND THE LIMITS OF DECONSTRUCTION -- Mindfulness of the Selves: THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS IN A TIME OF DIS-SOLUTION -- In No Wise is Healing Holistic: A DECONSTRUCTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO MASAO ABE'S "KENOTIC GOD AND DYNAMIC SUNYATA -- Notes on Contributors
This collection reflects the confluence of two contemporary developments: the Buddhist-Christian dialogue and the deconstruction theory of Jacques Derrida. The five essays both explore and demonstrate the relationship between postmodernism and Buddhist-Christian thought. The liberating and healing potential of de-essentialized concepts and images, language, bodies and symbols are revealed throughout. Included are essays by Roger Corless, David Loy, Philippa Berry, Morny Joy, and Robert Magliola
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Loy, David Healing Deconstruction : Postmodern Thought in Buddhism and Christianity Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1996 9780788501227
Subject Derrida, Jacques -- Congresses.;Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses.;Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism -- Congresses.;Deconstruction -- Congresses.;Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Congresses.;Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses
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