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A Body of Nostalgia: Pasolini's Self-Portrait in the Film Project Saint Paul

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes Pasolini's film Saint Paul. The film is a double biography, of Paul the apostle and of Pasolini the artist. Moreover, Pasolini contends that Paul is a divided figure, a figure ... More


Paul

Christopher Bryan

in The Resurrection of the Messiah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752096
eISBN:
9780199895076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752096.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Saint Paul's account of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Paul's letters have provided a basis for subsequent theological reflection in virtually every Christian tradition, ... More


The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Armando Maggi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Italian novelist, poet, and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini was brutally killed in Rome in 1975, a macabre end to a career that often explored humanity's capacity for violence and cruelty. Along with ... More


Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Mary Waters (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520270923
eISBN:
9780520950184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270923.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places—New York City; San Diego; rural Iowa; and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to explore the ... More


Contesting Nietzsche

Christa Davis Acampora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923901
eISBN:
9780226923918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923918.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This work offers a rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the agon. Analyzing an array of primary and secondary sources and synthesizing decades of Nietzsche scholarship, it shows how ... More


Idiocy on the Verge of the Novel

Jason M. Wirth

in Commiserating With Devastated Things: Milan Kundera and the Entitlements of Thinking

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268207
eISBN:
9780823272471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268207.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The final two chapters belong together and explore in genealogical detail the nature of a novelist’s authorial voice in relationship to the problem of History (the grand march of reason). These two ... More


Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam: Charity, Marriage, and the Catholic Social

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between the believing Catholic and the wider community by focusing on Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam. Frédéric Ozanam, the founder of the lay Catholic charitable ... More


Saint Paul's Shudder

in Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226662749
eISBN:
9780226662756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662756.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter describes Saint Paul as a theorist of communication. The discourse network of Paul's time informs his reflections on communication, specifically, about the difference between speaking by ... More


A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Ward Blanton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book argues that genealogical interventions into the political economies of Western cultural memory do not go far enough in relation to the imagined founder of Christianity, the apostle Paul. It ... More


The Indian is Not like the Negro

Brett Rushforth

in Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the forces that shaped slavery in the Saint Lawrence Valley. The dynamics of slavery were especially pronounced in Montreal's Rue Saint Paul but were more or less seen ... More


Moral conscience

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Greek expression for conscience meant in the 5th century BCE: sharing with oneself, as if one were split into two, knowledge of a personal defect, not yet always a moral one. The Christian Saint ... More


Platonism for the Masses: On the Sacred Cement Shoes of Paul the Apostle

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the political economies of Western cultural memory in relation to the apostle Paul, imagined founder of Christianity. Focusing on the “afterlives” of Saint Paul in relation to more ... More


Passage: Katechon

Roberto Esposito

in Two: The Machine of Political Theology and the Place of Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267613
eISBN:
9780823272396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267613.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The concept of ‘katechon,’ which Carl Schmitt talks about especially in his book The Nomos of the Earth, is taken from a passage in Paul’s Letter to the Thessalonians. What Paul means by this ... More


Singularity; or, Spiritual Exercise (Paul and the Philosophical Immanence of Foucault and Deleuze)

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers Saint Paul as an important figure with which to wrestle at a very specific philosophical moment, a moment in an unfolding ontology Michel Foucault does not resist calling an ... More


Entrepreneurship, Networking, and the Success of Early Christianity

Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Robert D. Tollison

in Economic Origins of Roman Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226200026
eISBN:
9780226200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200040.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter has three primary goals: (1) to initiate an integration of the economic theories of entrepreneurship and networking with sociological and historical analyses of the initial spread of ... More


Contingency; or, Covenantal Comedy: In Praise of Strange Paulinist Federations

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines a moment in earlier materialist philosophy in relation to Saint Paul, namely, Louis Althusser's step toward an “aleatory materialism.” It considers—by way of the Paulinism of ... More


On Being Called Dead: Splitting the Imperative of Being

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the Paulinism of Stanislas Breton in relation to the implicit turn toward aleatory materialism in Louis Althusser. It considers Breton's philosophical encounter with Saint Paul ... More


Insurrectionist Risk (Paul Among the Parrhesiasts)

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that Michel Foucault missed a chance for a subversive genealogical encounter with Saint Paul. It describes Paul as the parrhesiast of experimental finitude in relation to care of ... More


The Winter’s Tale Faith in Law and the Law of Faith

James Kuzner

in Shakespeare as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269938
eISBN:
9780823269976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269938.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The chapter considers the ethical consequences of epistemological weakness in The Winter’s Tale. The chapter does so by examining faith in the play, with focus on what sort of law most merits ... More


“Being Neither Oneself Nor Someone Else”: The Apophatic Anthropology of Dionysius the Areopagite*

Charles M. Stang

in Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter traces Saint Paul's influence on Dionysius the Areopagite's “apophatic anthropology” and Christology. It offers a brief review of the Dionysian universe, ... More


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