Desire, Gift, and Recognition Paperback

Christology and Postmodern Philosophy

by Jan-Olav Henriksen;


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Desire, Gift, and Recognition

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A major work in the philosophy of religion, this book interprets the Jesus story in terms of postmodern philosophy - particularly using Jacques Derrida's categories of "desire," "gift," and "recognition." Author Jan-Olav Henriksen also attempts to reformulate Christology without resorting to such metaphysical concepts as substance, transcendence, etc. While not denying traditional doctrines, Henriksen explicates the meaning of Jesus' life and death in ways that engage contemporary philosophy and challenge contemporary (academic) Christians to rethink the basics of their faith; and he outlines the possibility of a "post-metaphysical Christology." / Henriksens book is a clearly reasoned guide not only to the argument that Christology still has something to say to contemporary believers but also to ways in which theologians must learn to reconnect to everyday human experience.

Desire, Gift, and Recognition by Jan-Olav Henriksen was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in April 2009 and is our 37810th best seller. The ISBN for Desire, Gift, and Recognition is 9780802863713.

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Page last updated 25th October 2014
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (April 2009)
Weight544g
Number of Pages400
Thickness30 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780802863713
ISBN-10080286371X
Product Code1802303
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