Politics of Religion/Religions of Politics.
By: Welchman, Alistair.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures: Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2014Description: 1 online resource (198 p.).ISBN: 9789401794480.Subject(s): Religion and politicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politics of Religion/Religions of PoliticsDDC classification: 100 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction; Political Theologies Left and Right; Non-metaphysical Political Theology; Tragedy, Comedy and the Grounds of Political-Ethical Life; References; Chapter 2: You Are Not Your Own; Reformation; Paul´s Address; Troth-Plight, Faith as Proclamation; Crypto-Marcionism; Faith and Law; References; Chapter 3: Politics, Anthropology and Religion; Introduction; Problem One: Theology, Anthropology and Limited Horizons; Excursus: Some Reflections on Traditional Liberal Accounts of Secular Tolerance
Transition to `Mystical Anarchism´Problem Two: `Mystical Anarchism´ Anti-somatic and Anti-cosmic Dualism; Reflections on Mystical Anarchism; References; Chapter 4: Border Sovereignty; Part I; Part II; Part III; Part IV; Part V; Part VI; References; Chapter 5: The Gossip Circles of Geneva: Morals, Mores and Moralizing in Political Life; References; Chapter 6: Nihilists, Heroes, Samaritans and I; Introduction; The Vertical Dimension; Are Good Acts Possible?; The Self and the Good; Tragedy and Comedy; Humorous Pacifism?; Christian Forgiveness?; Beyond the Rules; References
Chapter 7: Exposures and ProjectionsIntroduction; Part I: Exposure; Part II: Projection; References; Chapter 8: Simon Critchley´s Problem of Politics and Hannah Arendt´s Idealism for the USA; Introduction; The Stranger as Political Spectator; The Private in the Public; The Self-Conscious Pariah; Questioning Political Space; The Ethical in the Community; References; Chapter 9: The World as Farce; Prelude; The `Cosmic Farce´ Argument for God´s Existence; The Return of the Admission Ticket; God´s Playground; Ein Meister aus Zentral Europa; Surviving the Totalitarian Laughter; References
Chapter 10: Exhuming the Remains of Antigone´s TragedyReferences; Chapter 11: Politics of Religion/Religions of Politics; Index
The liberal enlightenment as well as the more radical left have both traditionally opposed religion as a reactionary force in politics, a view culminating in an identification of the politics of religion as fundamentalist theocracy. But recently a number of thinkers-Agamben, Badiou, Tabues and in particular Simon Critchley-have begun to explore a more productive engagement of the religious and the political in which religion features as a possible or even necessary form of human emancipation. The papers in this collection, deriving from a workshop held on and with Simon Critchley at the Unive
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