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Bodies of the Void: Polyphilia and Theoplicity

Roland Faber

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/9780823230815.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In Alfred North Whitehead and Gilles Deleuze, there are two direct accounts of “bodies of the void”, that is, of “apophatic bodies”, that conceptualize the “bodying of the ... More


“The Body is No Body”

David L. Miller

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/9780823230815.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The problem of the “body”, apophatically speaking, is perspectival and linguistic. It is a problem of language, a language whose nature petitions a discourse that gives ... More


Revisioning the Body Apophatically: Incarnation and the Acosmic Naturalism of Habad Hasidism

Elliot R. Wolfson

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/9780823230815.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers the theme of apophatic body as enunciated in the contemplative mysticism of the branch of east-European Hasidism known as Habad or Lubavitch. Habad ... More


Subtle Embodiments: Imagining the Holy in Late Antiquity*

Patricia Cox Miller

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/9780823230815.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book suggests that the phrase “apophatic bodies” disrupts the conventional binary of transcendence and materiality. In this chapter, this disruption is examined by ... More


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