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The Resource Giving beyond the gift : apophasis and overcoming theomania, Elliot R. Wolfson

Giving beyond the gift : apophasis and overcoming theomania, Elliot R. Wolfson

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Giving beyond the gift : apophasis and overcoming theomania
Title
Giving beyond the gift
Title remainder
apophasis and overcoming theomania
Statement of responsibility
Elliot R. Wolfson
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Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the co-dependency of monotheism and idolatry by examining the thought of several prominent twentieth-century Jewish philosophers Cohen, Buber, Rosenzweig, and Levinas. While all of these thinkers were keenly aware of the pitfalls of scriptural theism, to differing degrees they each succumbed to the temptation to personify transcendence, even as they tried either to circumvent or to restrain it by apophatically purging kataphatic descriptions of the deity. Derrida and Wyschogrod, by contrast, carried the project of denegation one step further, embarking on a path that culmina
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Wolfson, Elliot R
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Buber, Martin
  • Cohen, Hermann
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel
  • Rosenzweig, Franz
  • Wyschogrod, Edith
  • Jewish philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • RELIGION
  • Jewish philosophy
  • Jüdische Philosophie
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Giving beyond the gift : apophasis and overcoming theomania, Elliot R. Wolfson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: imagination and the prism of the inapparent -- 1. Via negativa and the imaginal configuring of God -- 2. Apophatic vision and overcoming the dialogical -- 3. Echo of the otherwise and the lure of theolatry -- 4. Secrecy of the gift and the gift of secrecy -- 5. Immanent atheology and the trace of transcendence -- 6. Undoing (k)not of apophaticism: a Heideggerian afterthought
Control code
ocn870969979
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823255740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt132mm9n
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not applicable
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not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870969979
Label
Giving beyond the gift : apophasis and overcoming theomania, Elliot R. Wolfson
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: imagination and the prism of the inapparent -- 1. Via negativa and the imaginal configuring of God -- 2. Apophatic vision and overcoming the dialogical -- 3. Echo of the otherwise and the lure of theolatry -- 4. Secrecy of the gift and the gift of secrecy -- 5. Immanent atheology and the trace of transcendence -- 6. Undoing (k)not of apophaticism: a Heideggerian afterthought
Control code
ocn870969979
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823255740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132mm9n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870969979

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