Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
It has taken us some time to concentrate on the fact that Nietzsche, Heidegger and Wittgenstein do not simply banish religious faith from philosophy, but broaden the definition of faith until the specifically religious affirmation appears as only one instance of it. Perhaps it is not yet clear what this step will have meant either for philosophy or for religion, but there is no longer any question of walking it back. The essays collected here are at once excellent studies of some of the crucial texts and authors, and helpful guides to reflection on the questions that they raise. Students and scholars of philosophy, theology and religious studies will read them with interest and gratitude. * Jeffrey Bloechl, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Boston College, USA, and Honorary Professor of Philosophy, Australian Catholic University *
A fruit of an international research project of extraordinary scope and interdisciplinary significance, this collective philosophical intervention into the shifting function and actuality of faith is a compelling achievement. The book demands of us of no less than a radical reorientation of our philosophical and religious archives, even as it compels us to face profound contemporary questions about the nature of contingency and the substance of our political solidarities. In Rethinking Faith we have a philosophical tour de force which floods new light onto those traumas of faith or trust which we cannot escape. * Ward Blanton, Reader in Biblical Cultures and European Thought, University of Kent, UK *
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