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The Resource Politics & apocalypse, Robert Hamerton-Kelly, editor

Politics & apocalypse, Robert Hamerton-Kelly, editor

Label
Politics & apocalypse
Title
Politics & apocalypse
Statement of responsibility
Robert Hamerton-Kelly, editor
Title variation
Politics and apocalypse
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Apocalypse. To most, the word signifies destruction, death, the end of the world, but the literal definition is ""revelation"" or ""unveiling, "" the basis from which renowned theologian René Girard builds his own view of Biblical apocalypse. Properly understood, Girard explains, Biblical apocalypse has nothing to do with a wrathful or vengeful God punishing his unworthy children, and everything to do with a foretelling of what future humans are making for themselves now that they have devised the instruments of global self-destruction. In this volume, some of the major thinkers about the inte
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
901
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BL503
LC item number
.P65 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hamerton-Kelly, Robert
Series statement
Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • End of the world
  • Religion and politics
  • History
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • End of the world
  • History
  • Religion and politics
  • Godsdienst
  • Politiek
  • Einde der tijden
  • 11 September 2001
  • Religion
  • Politik
  • 11 september-attackerna 2001
Label
Politics & apocalypse, Robert Hamerton-Kelly, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; An Introductory Essay -- Robert Hamerton-Kelly ; The Evangelical Subversion of Myth -- René Girard ; "Denial of the Apocalypse" versus "Fascination with the Final Days": Current Theological Discussion of Apocalyptic Thinking inthe Perspective of Mimetic Theory -- Józef Niewiadomski ; Carl Schmitt's "Apocalyptic" Resistance against Global Civil War -- Wolfgang Palaver ; Philosophy, History, and Apocalypse in Voegelin, Strauss, and Girard -- Fred Lawrence ; Modernity and the Jewish Question: What Leo Strauss Learned from Nietzsche -- John Ranieri
  • The Straussian Moment -- Peter ThielUnderstanding in Quest of Faith: The Central Problem in Eric Voegelin's Philosophy -- Stefan Rossbach; Contributors
Control code
778433445
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628951059
Lccn
2007035887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtx1r
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778433445
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Politics & apocalypse, Robert Hamerton-Kelly, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; An Introductory Essay -- Robert Hamerton-Kelly ; The Evangelical Subversion of Myth -- René Girard ; "Denial of the Apocalypse" versus "Fascination with the Final Days": Current Theological Discussion of Apocalyptic Thinking inthe Perspective of Mimetic Theory -- Józef Niewiadomski ; Carl Schmitt's "Apocalyptic" Resistance against Global Civil War -- Wolfgang Palaver ; Philosophy, History, and Apocalypse in Voegelin, Strauss, and Girard -- Fred Lawrence ; Modernity and the Jewish Question: What Leo Strauss Learned from Nietzsche -- John Ranieri
  • The Straussian Moment -- Peter ThielUnderstanding in Quest of Faith: The Central Problem in Eric Voegelin's Philosophy -- Stefan Rossbach; Contributors
Control code
778433445
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628951059
Lccn
2007035887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtx1r
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778433445
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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