Paul's Summons to Messianic Life Paperback

Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

by L. L. Welborn;

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Paul's Summons to Messianic Life

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Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Zizek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul's emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By thoroughly reexamining Pauline eschatology, L. L. Welborn suggests that neighbor-love depends upon an orientation toward the messianic event, which Paul describes as the "now time" and which he imagines as "awakening." Welborn compares the Pauline dialectic of awakening to attempts by Hellenistic philosophers to rouse their contemporaries from moral lethargy and to the Marxist idea of class consciousness, emphasizing the apostle's radical spirit and moral relevance.

Paul's Summons to Messianic Life by L. L. Welborn was published by Columbia University Press in May 2015. The ISBN for Paul's Summons to Messianic Life is 9780231171311.

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Details for Paul's Summons to Messianic Life

Page last updated 4th January 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherColumbia University Press (May 2015)
Number of Pages152
Thickness10 mm
Height178 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4319327
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