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Apocalyptic times

kimberly Hutchings

in Time and World Politics: Thinking the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073021
eISBN:
9781781701447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073021.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Virilio's and Agamben's accounts of world politics. Virilio and Agamben, like Arendt and Benjamin, reject historicism and social science, taking them to be two, equally ... More


Apocalyptic Futures: Marked Bodies and the Violence of the Text in Kafka, Conrad, and Coetzee

Russell Samolsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234790
eISBN:
9780823241248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book sets out to articulate a new theory and textual practice of the relation between literary reception and embodiment by arguing that certain modern literary texts have apocalyptic futures. ... More


Kairos (B)

L. L. Welborn

in Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

According to Paul, the possibility of executing the command to love the neighbor arises from an awareness, or recognition, of the kairos (Rom. 13:11). In addition, Paul is not referring to a future ... More


Messianic Expectations

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about how the Temple is manifested in the synagogue through indirect motifs. It reviews events with motifs represented on the Torah arks that will take place concurrently with the ... More


Vineyard Time

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Through a discussion of Worship in the Vineyard, this chapter charts the various scales of temporality that give the movement its shape. It identities the temporalities of embodiment and training, of ... More


Books Buried in the Earth: The Book of Mormon, Revelation, and the Humic Foundations of the Nation

Jillian Sayre

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

This essay reads The Book of Mormon as productive of a structure of mourning, spoken through and effected by the historical romance. It considers not only how individuals come together in religious ... More


Time and Temporalizing Tactics II: Of Iconic Past(s) and Good Times

Anandita Bajpai

in Speaking the Nation: The Oratorical Making of Secular, Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199481743
eISBN:
9780199095520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481743.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Chapter shows how a selective past is conjured to feed into, supplant the present of ‘Emerging India’. In this ordering of time, the simultaneity of breaking and bridging with a heritagized ... More


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