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Author Kanaris, Jim

Title Polyphonic Thinking and the Divine
Published Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2013


Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Series Value Inquiry Book Series ; v. 257
Value inquiry book series
Contents ONE: Theology and the Obsession with Identity -- TWO: Religion, Faith, and the Human Future -- THREE: In What Sense is Faith Rational? The Case ofBernard Lonergan -- FOUR: Divine Elbow Room -- FIVE: Divine Impotence -- SIX: The Levinasian Psychism and its "Others" -- SEVEN: Zange and Sorge: Models of "Concern" inComparative Philosophy of Religion -- EIGHT: Enecstasis: A Disposition for our Times -- NINE: Can We Continue to Use the Word "Religion" withImpunity? -- TEN: On Relations without Relations: Religion, Literature, and Psychoanalysis in Julia Kristeva's Theory -- ELEVEN: Doing Philosophy of Religion as Glocal Losers -- TWELVE: Deictics: The Other as Quest -- THIRTEEN: Owing Life: Surviving Your Father
Summary Philosophy of religion is a highly diversified field. An apt description of it is "zoo." It conjures imagery of a species-wide cacophony of sights and sounds. While some bemoan what this description implies, contributors to this volume appreciate it. There is no reason why a zoo should intimate a den of confusion rather than an important condition of emergence and novelty. "Polyphonic" is the catchall term to capture this sentiment. It signals a way of thinking that resists the desire to siphon insight into manageable packets of information in the name of historicality and finitude. A polyphon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Philosophy and religion.
PHILOSOPHY -- Methodology.
Philosophy and religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789401208925