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Elements of Tradition, Protest, and New Creation in Monetary Systems: A Political Theology of Market Miracles

Nimi Wariboko

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This transdisciplinary chapter provides a religious theory of the tripartite (tradition, protest, and new creation) articulation of economic life in order to craft a messianic conception of market ... More


Language, the Human and Bare Life: From Ungroundedness to Inoperativity

John Lechte and Saul Newman

in Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter is concerned with the extent to which a theory of language as essentially ungrounded can contribute to a deeper appreciation of the human. In this light, Agamben emphasises Benveniste's ... More


Moses and the Burning Bush: Leadership and Potentiality in the Bible

Gilad Sharvit

in Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823280025
eISBN:
9780823281626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280025.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Freud’s depiction of Moses as an absolute monarch in Moses and Monotheism. The argument is that the portrayal of Moses as a tyrannical ruler essentially obscures a much more ... More


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