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In the spirit of the gift of love

Sal Renshaw

in The Subject of Love: Hélène Cixous and the Feminine Divine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069604
eISBN:
9781781702956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069604.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study explores the relationship between Cixous's conceptions of feminine subjectivity, love and divinity. It seems to be the case that, irrespective of the critique to which religious beliefs ... More


Why Doesn’t the Risen Jesus Appear to Each Generation?

Matthew Levering

in Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?: Historical and Theological Reflections

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198838968
eISBN:
9780191874857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838968.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

If Jesus is risen, why does he not manifest his risen flesh to each generation? This chapter’s answer is twofold. The first section of the chapter, drawing upon Hans Urs von Balthasar, explains that ... More


Twentieth-Century Puritanism D. H. Lawrence and G. B. Shaw

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: The Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512749
eISBN:
9780262315135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512749.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses a strand interwoven with the approach Proust and Freud used to criticize romanticism. The works of D. H. Lawrence and G. B. Shaw are used here to represent Puritanism in the ... More


Sharing in What Death Reveals: Breaking the Waves

Stephen S. Bush

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses two interpretations of von Trier’s Breaking the Waves (1996) in its treatment of violence. One interpretation concerns Bess McNeill’s sacrificial love for her husband, Jan, in ... More


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