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A Radical Philosophy of Saint Paul
Stanislas Breton's A Radical Philosophy of Saint Paul, which focuses on the political implications of the apostle's writings, was an instrumental text in Continental philosophy's contemporary "turn to religion." Reading Paul's work against modern thought and history, Breton helped launch a reassessment of Marxism, introduce secular interpretations of biblical and theologic ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by Columbia University Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Volume of Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture, edited by Slavoj Žižek et al. (NY: Columbia University Press, 2011) Ward Blanton's introduction provides an informative overview of Stanislas Breton as a philosophical reader of Paul, adapting some of the materialist interpretations of Louis Althusser (a colleague of École Normale Supérieure, Paris). ET by Joseph N. Ballan is lucid and intellible of this 1988 French publication. The book focuses on the political implic ...more