Questioning Godby John D. Caputo, Michael J. Scanlon
Pub. Date: 09/28/2001
Publisher: Indiana University Press
This volume, based on the second of Villanova's "Religion and Postmodernism" lecture series, brings Jacques Derrida together with an international group of philosophers and theologians, including John Milbank, Graham Ward, Richard Kearney, Kevin Hart, Jean Greisch and others, to discuss questions of forgiveness and God in a postmodern time. In addition to containing… See more details below
This volume, based on the second of Villanova's "Religion and Postmodernism" lecture series, brings Jacques Derrida together with an international group of philosophers and theologians, including John Milbank, Graham Ward, Richard Kearney, Kevin Hart, Jean Greisch and others, to discuss questions of forgiveness and God in a postmodern time. In addition to containing the first appearance in print of Derrida's recent work on the topic of "forgiveness," this volume also presents the first confrontation of deconstruction with Radical Orthodoxy.
Author Biography: John D. Caputo is David R. Cook Chair of Philosophy at Villanova University. He is author of More Radical Hermeneutics; The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida; Against Ethics; and Radical Hermeneutics. He is co-editor (with Michael J. Scanlon) of God, the Gift, and Postmodernism.
Mark Dooley is John Henry Newman Scholar in Theology at University College, Dublin. He is author of The Politics of Exodus and From Aquinas to Derrida.
Michael J. Scanlon is Josephine C. Connelly Chair of Christian Theology at Villanova University. His articles have appeared in Catholic Theological Society of America Proceedings, New Theology Review, and Augustinian Studies.
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Table of Contents
|Introduction: God Forgive||1|
|1||To Forgive: The Unforgivable and the Imprescriptible||21|
|2||On Forgiveness: A Roundtable Discussion with Jacques Derrida||52|
|3||Returning/Forgiving: Ethics and Theology||73|
|4||Forgiveness and Incarnation||92|
|5||The Catastrophe of Memory: Derrida, Milbank and the (Im)possibility of Forgiveness||129|
|6||The God Who May Be||153|
|7||"Absolute Interruption": On Faith||186|
|8||Questioning Narratives of God: The Immeasurable in Measures||209|
|9||"Idipsum": Divine Selfhood and the Postmodern Subject||235|
|10||The Humiliated Self as the Rhetorical Self||263|
|12||What Do I Love When I Love My God? Deconstruction and Radical Orthodoxy||291|
|13||The Scandals of the Sign: The Virgin Mary as Supplement in the Religions of the Book||318|
|14||Being, Subjectivity, Otherness: The Idols of God||341|
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