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By Colby Dickinson

Dickinson strains the improvement of 2 thoughts, the messianic and the canonical, as they flow, interweave and contest one another within the paintings of 3 sought after continental philosophers: Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben, although a robust aiding solid of Jan Assmann, Gershom Scholem, Jacob Taubes and Paul Ricoeur, between others, additionally play their respective roles all through this examine. He isolates how their numerous interactions with their selected phrases displays a great deal of what's stated in the a number of discourses that represent what we now have comfortably labelled, frequently in mistakenly monolithic phrases, as 'Theology'.

By narrowing the scope of this examine to the dynamics generated traditionally via those contrasting phrases, he additionally seeks to figure out what precisely lies on the center of theology's likely so much precious item: the presentation past any illustration, the intended actual nucleus of all revelation and what lies at the back of any look for a 'theology of immanence' today.

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