Material Spirit Paperback

Religion and Literature Intranscendent

by Carl Good; Gregory C. Stallings; Manuel Asensi;


In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours

 


Free UK delivery when you spend £10 or more

Price and Purchase

Offer price: £25.50 Free UK Delivery
Go to Basket We accept VISA, Mastercard, Paypal and Buy Now Pay Later

If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?

Find Out More

Material Spirit

Full Product Description

The essays in this collection examine philosophical, religious, and literary or artistic texts using methodologies and insights that have grown out of reflection on literature and art. In them, the phrase "material spirit" becomes a point of departure for considering the continuing spectral effects of religious texts and concerns in ways that do not simply call for, or assume, new or renewed forms of religiosity. In other words, the writers in this collection seek to examine religion beyond traditional notions of transcendence: religion, for them, is a problem of immanence. Their topics range from early Christian religious practices to global climate change. Within the broader focus on religion, some of the essays explore religious themes or tones in literary texts, for example, works by Wordsworth, Hopkins, Proust, Woolf, and Teresa of Avila. Others approach - in a literary-critical mood - philosophical or para-philosophical writers such as Bataille, Husserl, Derrida, and Benjamin. Still others treat writers of a more explicitly religious orientation, such as Augustine, Rosenzweig, or Bernard of Clairvaux.

Material Spirit by Carl Good; Gregory C. Stallings; Manuel Asensi was published by Fordham University Press in December 2013. The ISBN for Material Spirit is 9780823255412.

Reviews of Material Spirit

Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review

Product Q&A

Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Material Spirit.

Specifications

Details for Material Spirit

Page last updated 1st December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFordham University Press (December 2013)
Weight340g
Number of Pages248
Thickness18 mm
Height226 mm
Width150 mm
ISBN9780823255412
ISBN-100823255417
Product Code4244490
Eden is an accredited Living Wage employer