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Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


The Nature of Jewish Theology

Byron L. Sherwin

in Faith Finding Meaning: A Theology of Judaism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195336238
eISBN:
9780199868520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336238.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The nature of Jewish theology is the subject of this chapter. Four criteria are presented as determinative of a valid Jewish theology: authenticity, coherence, contemporaneity, and communal ... More


The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume invokes the “postcolonial contemporary” in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether ... More


Philosophical Tools

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard frequently defined his project by virtue of opposition to the work of Martensen and Grundtvig, This chapter identifies the key ‘philosophical tools’ that underlie the Kierkegaardian ... More


Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Julie Vandivere and Megan Hicks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries seeks to contextualize Virginia Woolf’s writing alongside the work of other women writers during the first decades of the twentieth-century.  This volume ... More


Christology

DAVID R. LAW

in Kierkegaard as Negative Theologian

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263364
eISBN:
9780191682506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263364.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the apophatic structure of Søren Kierkegaard's Christology. It analyses Kierkegaard's kenotic theory, his soteriology, and his development of the concept of contemporaneity, and ... More


Metanoia

Murray A. Rae

in Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269403
eISBN:
9780191683633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269403.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses redemption and Christian conversion. In this chapter, the different strands of Christian conversion are discussed through Kierkegaardian categories of sin, the individual ... More


Pseudonymous Writing in the Late Antique Christian East

Charles M. Stang

in Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

The first part of this chapter charts various modern accounts of pseudonymity in the ancient world, and highlights one labeled “religious” or “psychological,” which argues that pseudonymous writing ... More


Conclusions

Paolo Legrenzi and Carlo Umiltà

in Neuromania: On the limits of brain science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199591343
eISBN:
9780191729164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591343.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It addresses the question of why the addition of a neuroscientific component makes something credible when in fact it is not. It can be assumed that ... More


Families against the World: Ian McEwan

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Ian McEwan's works that capture the sensibility of a newly emergent Anglo-British contemporaneity. The first is Black Dogs, which explores a fundamentally European sense of ... More


James Kelman's Cosmopolitan Jeremiads

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies how James Kelman's novels are able to convey a new global sense of British contemporaneity, showing that they feature estranged loners who are physically removed from their ... More


Euripides and Aristotle: Friends in Mourning

Olga Taxidou

in Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619870
eISBN:
9780748651719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619870.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Euripides, considered to be the most ‘modern’ tragedian, and also tries to determine whether the supposed modernity of Euripides can be viewed through the categories of ... More


Thinking the Postcolonial Contemporary

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

To invoke the “postcolonial contemporary” is simultaneously to offer a proposition and to raise a question. It is an invitation to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character ... More


The Pseudo-Impressionist Novel: Sebald, Tóibín, Cunningham

Jesse Matz

in Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231164061
eISBN:
9780231543057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164061.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How impressionist style persists apparently unchanged in the contemporary fiction of W. G. Sebald, Michael Cunningham, and Colm Toibin, all of whom pay explicit homage to the original impressionist ... More


Willing Suspension of Disbelief, Here, Now

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

in Constellations of a Contemporary Romanticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271030
eISBN:
9780823271085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271030.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

“Willing Suspension” is, among many other things, the revisiting of a principal figure and phrase of the British Romanticism that constituted Spivak’s own critical point of departure. “Folded ... More


“A Verbal Life on the Lips of the Living”: Virginia Woolf, Ellen Terry, and the Victorian Contemporary

Jeffrey M. Brown

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay discusses Virginia Woolf’s enduring fascination with the life of the acclaimed Victorian actor, Ellen Terry. Drawing principally on Woolf’s biographical writing on Terry—including both ... More


Gadamer

Beate Regina Suchla

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the biography of Hans-Georg Gadamer and explores his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Gadamer was born on February 11, 1900, and on March 13, 2002 he was honored with ... More


Discrepancies in Dixie: Asian Americans and the South

Jigna Desai and Khyati Y. Joshi

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the relationship between the Asian American and the American South. The figure of the Asian American is perceived to be discrepant in and ... More


Televisual Temporalities and the Affective Organization of Everyday Life

Purnima Mankekar

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter sketches a theoretical framework for analyzing the role of television in the temporal and affective organization of everyday life. Rather than engage an empirical analysis of the ... More


Contemporaneity

Patrick Stokes

in The Naked Self: Kierkegaard and Personal Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198732730
eISBN:
9780191797033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732730.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Across a number of texts, Kierkegaard speaks of believers in Christianity as attaining a form of ‘contemporaneity’ (samtidighed) with events depicted in scripture, a contemporaneity that cancels out ... More


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