Reading the Church Fathers

Reading the Church Fathers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567607621
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/30/2011
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Morwenna Ludlow is Lecturer in Patristics at the University of Exetery, UK.

Scot Douglass is Associate Professor in the Herbst Program of Humanities for Engineers at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Foreword, Scot Douglass, Morwenna Ludlow
Part I: Reading Postmodern Readings of the Fathers
2. Jean-Luc Marion's Reading of Dionysius the Areopagite. Hermeneutics and Reception History, Johannes Zachhuber
3. Time and the Responsibilities of Reading: Revisiting Derrida and Dionysius, David Newheiser
4. Seeing God in Bodies: Wolfson, Rosenzweig, Augustine, Virginia Burrus
Part II: Reading Postmodern Thinkers in Parallel with Reading the Fathers
5. Emmanuel Levinas and Gregory of Nyssa on Reading, Desire and Subjectivity, Tamsin Jones
6. The Combinatory Detour: The Prefix Sun- in Gregory of Nyssa's Production of Theological Knowledge, Scot Douglass
Part III: Reading the Fathers Reading Themselves
7. Text and Context: The Importance of Scholarly Reading, Gregory of Nyssa, Contra Eunomium, Matthieu Cassin
8. Anatomy - Investigating the Body of Texts in Origen and Gregory of Nyssa, Morwenna Ludlow
9. Afterword: Conversations about Reading

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