By the Apostle Saint. Paul; the Apostle Saint. Paul; Breton, Stanislas
Newly translated and seriously located, this variation of a thorough Philosophy of Saint Paul takes a clean method of the philosopher's vintage paintings, reacquainting readers with the amazing ways that an old apostle can reset our figuring out of the political. Breton starts with Paul's biography and the texts of his conversion, which problem universal conceptions of identification. He broaches the query of allegory and divine predestination, introduces the assumption of subjectivity as an impact of strength, and he confronts Paul's critique of legislations, which results in an exploration of the logic. Read more...
summary: Newly translated and severely located, this version of an intensive Philosophy of Saint Paul takes a clean method of the philosopher's vintage paintings, reacquainting readers with the striking ways that an historical apostle can reset our figuring out of the political. Breton starts off with Paul's biography and the texts of his conversion, which problem universal conceptions of identification. He broaches the query of allegory and divine predestination, introduces the belief of subjectivity as an impression of energy, and he confronts Paul's critique of legislations, which ends up in an exploration of the good judgment
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The Pauline Cosmos 5. The Church According to Saint Paul 6. The Cross of Christ NOTES BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX DISPOSSESSED LIFE ........................................ INTRODUCTION TO BRETON’S PAUL WARD BLANTON [It] beautifully expresses the wonder… when everything was still bathed in the light of an unsupervised [insurveillé] horizon. —Stanislas Breton, A Radical Philosophy of Saint Paul For it is not a question of annihilating what has been made and inscribed in the density of a past, but of establishing in us a more difficult freedom that does not let itself be fascinated with the traces of its passage.
Alk. paper) ISBN 978-0-231-52176-5 (e-book) 1. Bible. T. Epistles of Paul—Theology. 2. Paul, the Apostle, Saint. I. Title. II. Series. 06—dc22 2011012629 A Columbia University Press E-book. edu. CONTENTS ...................... Dispossessed life: Introduction to Breton’s Paul Ward Blanton A RADICAL PHILOSOPHY OF SAINT PAUL Preface 1. Biographical outline 2. hermeneutics and Allegory 3. Jesus the Christ: Faith and the law 4. The Pauline Cosmos 5. The Church According to Saint Paul 6. The Cross of Christ NOTES BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX DISPOSSESSED LIFE ........................................
16 FOUNDING RUPTURE: PAULINISM AND VOID-TALK17 Those accustomed to the usual platitudes about religion or theology being the last hope for modernity’s escape from an otherwise soul-searing nihilism will be surprised to see the way Breton finds in the apostle an exemplary thinker of “the nothing,” of all those hollows or voidances that creep into or magically appear within otherwise internally coherent structures of thought and cultural practice, all those modes of the “very special kind of obviousness” which makes worldhood and subjects.
A radical philosophy of Saint Paul by the Apostle Saint. Paul; the Apostle Saint. Paul; Breton, Stanislas