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Reexamining deconstruction and determinate religion : toward a religion with religion

Author: J Aaron Simmons; Stephen Minister
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Draws on both continental and analytic philosophy to challenge the prominent paradigm of a 'religion without religion' proposed in a deconstructive philosophy of religion; the authors offer instead a philosophical basis for practicing determinate religions that rejects binary options between undecidability and safety, or between skepticism and dogmatism"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Aaron Simmons; Stephen Minister
ISBN: 9780820704579 0820704571
OCLC Number: 794207313
Description: ix, 409 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : on necessary interruptions / J. Aaron Simmons --
Apologetics after objectivity / J. Aaron Simmons --
"As radical as one needs to be" : a response to J. Aaron Simmons / Bruce Ellis Benson --
Apologetics after identity? : a response to J. Aaron Simmons / Stephen Minster --
Faith seeking understanding / Stephen Minster --
Thinking more positively --
and indeed why not? : a response to Stephen Minster / Jeffrey Hanson --
Religion in the postmodern public square : thinking after Stephen Minster / J. Aaron Simmons --
The phenomenon of the good : reconstructing religion in the wake of deconstruction / Jeffrey Hanson --
My lies are always wishes : reflections on the fictional structure of the statement of faith : a response to Jeffrey Hanson / Drew M. Dalton --
Silence, faith, and (the call to) goodness : a response to Jeffrey Hanson / Stephen Minster --
The greatests of these : toward a phenomenology of agapic love / Drew M. Dalton --
A tale of two logics : some further questions about agape : a response to Drew M. Dalton / Jeffrey Hanson --
True religion : a response to Drew M. Dalton / Bruce Ellis Benson --
"You are not far from the Kingdom" : Christianity as self-disruptive messianism / Bruce Ellis Benson --
The liturgy of hermeneutics : midrash as open religion with religion : a response to Bruce Ellis Benson / Drew M. Dalton --
Perhaps still a bit farther off than we think : engaging Bruce Ellis Benson / J. Aaron Simmons --
Conversations on religion with or without religion / Merold Westphal --
On not settling for an abridged edition of postmodernism : radical hermeneutics as radical theology / John D. Caputo.
Responsibility: edited by J. Aaron Simmons & Stephen Minister.
Local System Bib Number:
008515904

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"Draws on both continental and analytic philosophy to challenge the prominent paradigm of a 'religion without religion' proposed in a deconstructive philosophy of religion; the authors offer instead a philosophical basis for practicing determinate religions that rejects binary options between undecidability and safety, or between skepticism and dogmatism"--Provided by publisher.
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