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Hegel's Political Theology
     

Hegel's Political Theology

by Andrew Shanks
 

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This study attempts to grasp the continuing contemporary relevance of Hegel's political theology, which the author interprets as a uniquely radical critique of every sort of religious authoritarianism. By relating Milan Kundera's concept of kitsch to Hegel's thought, Dr. Shanks shows that Hegel's philosophy has important implications, and that it is still able to

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This study attempts to grasp the continuing contemporary relevance of Hegel's political theology, which the author interprets as a uniquely radical critique of every sort of religious authoritarianism. By relating Milan Kundera's concept of kitsch to Hegel's thought, Dr. Shanks shows that Hegel's philosophy has important implications, and that it is still able to serve as a resource and an inspiration in modern times, an age in which kitsch is pervasive and damaging.

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"...the present work represents the emergence of a significant new voice in Hegelian interpretation." Theological Studies

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ISBN-13:
9780521088060
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2008
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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