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The Theological and the Political

On the Weight of the World
  • By Mark Lewis Taylor
$29.49
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Princeton's Mark Lewis Taylor has always worked at the intersection of the political and theological. Now, in this intense and exciting work, he explores in a systematic way how those two dimensions of human reality can be conceived anew and together.

Taylor argues that the decline of political discourse, the justification of torture and preemptive war, mass incarceration, the misuse of religion to justify atrocity, and most especially the sheer weight of suffering in the worldall these developments urge us to reconceive theology itself.

In conjunction with the latest insights of political theory, decolonial thought, and spectral theories in contemporary philosophy, Taylor suggests that the political is the context of the theological and a realm in which we can discern, beyond simple categories of transcendence and immanence, a transimmanence that is theologically illuminative and politically liberating.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780800697891
    • Manufacturer: Fortress Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780800697891
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2011
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Mark Lewis Taylor
    • Page Count: 256
    • Weight: 1.22 pounds
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