The monstrosity of Christ paradox or dialectic? by Slavoj ZМЊizМЊek

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, -- 1770-1831,
  • Milbank, John,
  • Žižek, Slavoj,
  • Philosophical theology,
  • Christianity -- Philosophy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSlavoj Žižek and John Milbank ; edited by Creston Davis.
SeriesShort circuits
ContributionsMilbank, John., Davis, Creston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT40 .Z59 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17101099M
ISBN 109780262012713
LC Control Number2008035984

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A recent book by Zizek and John Milbank is entitled The Monstrosity of Christ, and there does indeed seem to be something “monstrous” or sublime about Christ in the positive sense of the term. When I look at the tradition of Christianity, much of it often looks to me like a screen-memory designed to defend against this sublime monstrosity.

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Monstrosity Diminished. Although Žižek’s professed concern in the opening essay of The Monstrosity of Christ is to tender a “modest plea for the Hegelian reading of Christianity,” readers will be unsurprised to learn that there is nothing remotely modest about his petition.

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Torrance in his article, "The Hypostatic Union" (36, paragraphing mine) —. It is important to see that if the Deity of Christ is denied, then the Cross becomes a terrible monstrosity. If Jesus Christ is man only and not also God, then we lose faith in God and man.

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I haven’t read The Monstrosity of Christ yet, so unsure how Creston references it, but it’s a book of essays on Hegel and religion/politics that we are co-editing for Columbia University Press.

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Notes Click the images below to purchase these books from and help support The Other you! 1. The Monstrosity of Christ offers a useful bibliography of works that reflect this convergence. See, for instance, Theology and the Political: The New Debate, ed.

Creston Davis, John Milbank, and Slavoj Žižek (Durham, NC: Duke UP, ); Phillip Blond, Post-Secular Philosophy Author: Paul Jaussen. ROME — Pope Francis has penned the preface to a new book by a survivor of clerical sexual abuse, and asked forgiveness for what he called an "absolute monstrosity" in the Church's history.John Caputo calls the Christ Event “a monstrous monstration.”For Milbank and Žižek, but in very different ways, the monstrosity of Christ is the foundation of Christianity.

For Milbank Christ represents a monstration of God’s love for the world, the paradox of the God-man. For Žižek, the monstrous refers to the death of Christ on the.

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