The Resource The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity, Slavoj Žižek

The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity, Slavoj Žižek

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The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity
Title
The puppet and the dwarf
Title remainder
the perverse core of Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Slavoj Žižek
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In The Puppet and the Dwarf Slavoj Zizek offers a close reading of today's religious constellation from the viewpoint of Lacanian psychoanalysis. He critically confronts both predominant versions of today's spirituality - New Age gnosticism and deconstructionist-Levinasian Judaism - and then tries to redeem the "materialist" kernel of Christianity. His reading of Christianity is explicitly political, discerning in the Pauline community of believers the first version of a revolutionary collective. Since today even advocates of Enlightenment like Jurgen Habermas acknowledge that a religious vision is needed to ground our ethical and political stance in a "postsecular" age, this book - with a stance that is clearly materialist and at the same time indebted to the core of the Christian legacy - is certain to stir controversy."--Jacket
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NhCcYBP
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Žižek, Slavoj
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR121.3
LC item number
.Z59 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Short circuits
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  • Christianity
  • Historical materialism
Label
The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity, Slavoj Žižek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When East meets West -- The "thrilling romance of orthodoxy' -- The swerve of the real -- From law to love ... and back -- Subtraction, Jewish and Christian -- Ideology today
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (188 unnumbered pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262287760
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99983920323
System control number
(NhCcYBP)3411398
Label
The puppet and the dwarf : the perverse core of Christianity, Slavoj Žižek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When East meets West -- The "thrilling romance of orthodoxy' -- The swerve of the real -- From law to love ... and back -- Subtraction, Jewish and Christian -- Ideology today
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (188 unnumbered pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262287760
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99983920323
System control number
(NhCcYBP)3411398

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