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Author Moody, Katharine Sarah
Title Intensities : Philosophy, Religion and the Affirmation of Life
Imprint Abingdon : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Series Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion Ser
Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion Ser
Note Cover -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Irritating Life -- Section One: The Politics of Life -- 1 Believing in This Life: French Philosophy after Beauvoir -- 2 Agamben, Girard and the Life that Does Not Live -- 3 Entangled Fidelities: Reassembling the Human -- 4 Grace Jantzen: Violence, Natality and the Social -- Section Two: Life and the Limits of Thinking -- 5 Bodies without Flesh: Overcoming the Soft Gnosticism of Incarnational Theology -- 6 From World to Life: Wittgenstein's Social Vitalism and the Possibility of Philosophy -- 7 'A Weariness of the Flesh': Towards a Theology of Boredom and Fatigue -- Section Three: Life and Spirituality -- 8 The Spirituality of Human Life -- 9 Two Philosophies of Life -- 10 Thinking and Life: On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise -- Afterword -- Index
This book breaks new ground in religious and philosophical thinking on the concept of life. It captures a moment in which such thinking is regaining its force and attraction for scholars, and the relevance of thought to social, cultural, political and religious dilemmas about how and why to live. Bringing together original contributions by highly distinguished authors in the field of continental philosophy of religion, including John D. Caputo, Pamela Sue Anderson, Philip Goodchild, Alison Martin and Don Cupitt, this book has a distinctiveness based on its refusal to sit easily within either secular philosophical or theological approaches
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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: Moody, Katharine Sarah Intensities : Philosophy, Religion and the Affirmation of Life Abingdon : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9781409443292
Subject Life.;Meaning (Philosophy);Spirituality
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Alt Author Shakespeare, Steven
Shakespeare, Dr. Steven
Haynes, Dr. Patrice
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