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By Virginia Burrus,Catherine Keller
Inviting and acting a mutual seduction of disciplines, the quantity brings philosophers, historians, biblical students, and theologians right into a lively dialog that traverses the bounds of traditional orthodoxies, no matter if doctrinal or disciplinary. It seeks new openings for the emergence of hope, love, and delight, whereas hard universal understandings of those phrases. It engages chance on the element the place the wish for salvation satirically endangers the protection of subjects—in specific, of theological subjects—by beginning them to these transgressions of eros during which limitations, as soon as surpassed, develop into areas of rising possibility.
The eighteen chapters, prepared in thematic clusters, circulation fluidly between and among premodern and postmodern textual traditions—from Plato to Emerson, Augustine to Kristeva, Mechthild to Mattoso, the Shulammite to Molly Bloom, the Zohar to the Da Vinci Code. In so doing, they hyperlink the elegant reaches of thought with the gritty realities of politics, the boundless transcendence of God with the poignant transience of materiality.
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Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline (Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquia) by Virginia Burrus,Catherine Keller