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Barth, Derrida, And The Language Of Theology
by Graham Ward
This study offers a new and original analysis of the problem of religious language. Taking as its starting point Karl Barth's doctrine of analogy, the author draws parallels between Barth's insights into the language of theology and the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida, and concludes that Barth's doctrine of analogy is a theological reading of Derrida's economy ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published 1995 by Cambridge University Press
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A very clear exposition of what is at stake at the boundaries of theology and philosophy in Barth and Derrida. There is also much more in this book than the title indicates, as there are chapters about Buber, Heidegger, and Levinas as well, not to mention the constant theme of the question of analogy in many of these thinkers.