The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of by Noëlle Vahanian

By Noëlle Vahanian

This e-book goals to resume theological considering via extending and radicalizing an iconoclastic and existentialist mode of concept. It proposes a theology whose aspect of departure assumes and accepts the reviews of faith introduced through Nietzsche, Freud, Marx, and Feuerbach yet however takes theological wish heavily as a rebellious strength operating inside of, yet opposed to, an anthropomorphic, phallogocentric worldview.

As a theology of language, it doesn't declare any privileged entry to a few transcendent divine essence or flooring of Being. to the contrary, for Noelle Vahanian theology is a strictly secular discourse, like all different discourse, yet conscious of its barriers and cautious of serious promises—its personal integrated. Its religion is this secular theological hope could be a strength opposed to the constitutive indifference of inspiration, and it's a meditative act of uprising. Aphoristic rather than argumentative, this e-book deals an unique and confident engagement with such seminal concerns as indifference, trust, insanity, and love.

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