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Jean-Luc Nancy

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780823279944

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823279944.001.0001

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Theophany

Theophany

Chapter:
(p.72) Theophany
Source:
Portrait
Author(s):

Jean-Luc Nancy

, Sarah Clift, Simon Sparks
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823279944.003.0013

In its weaving of Judeo-Greek themes, Christianity introduced a revolution into the mimesis of the human face and from there into mimesis in general. If man is made in the image of God, on the one hand, and if, on the other hand, God becomes man—that is, if God makes himself into his own image but within the mortal condition defined through its sin—then the image of man can oscillate between divine value and the value of human fallenness....

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