The Fragile Absolute: Or, Why is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting for?

The Fragile Absolute: Or, Why is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting for?

by Slavoj Zizek
     
 

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Argues that the subversive core of the Christian legacy forms the foundation of a politics of universal emancipation.See more details below

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Argues that the subversive core of the Christian legacy forms the foundation of a politics of universal emancipation.

Editorial Reviews

Guardian
“Righteously to battle the tsunami of postmodern spiritual mush, Zizek attempts a reconciliation between Marxism and Christianity, eccentrically (against Nietzsche) trying to recuperate St Paul for the radical Christian.”
The New Yorker
“Zizek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation.”
Boston Book Review
“This is a subtle argument ... Zizek applies it with a broad brush to both contemporary society and popular culture.”
From the Publisher
“Righteously to battle the tsunami of postmodern spiritual mush, Žižek attempts a reconciliation between Marxism and Christianity, eccentrically (against Nietzsche) trying to recuperate St Paul for the radical Christian.”—Guardian

“Žižek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation.”—The New Yorker

“This is a subtle argument ... Žižek applies it with a broad brush to both contemporary society and popular culture.”—Boston Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844673025
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Series:
The Essential Zizek
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
157
Sales rank:
723,500
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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