Anatheism has ratings and 17 reviews. Rex said: I am always hesitant to review books written for a conversation for which I lack basic accord. After. In Anatheism, Richard Kearney sets a path of returning to God “after God”. This is a road map for those who have moved intellectually away. So what is anatheism? Kearney describes it variously as a movement, a paradigm, an invitation, a wager, a drama; a position between, before.
Second, although mentioned, Kearney never fully deals with the problem of a violent Other.
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Kearney pushing his hermeneutic phenomenology further into religion. As I have not studied in theology and phylosophy I found this book hard to read.
Thanks Richard Kearney for exploring the subject honestly. Aug 25, Tucker rated it it was amazing Shelves: But in order to make his vision or radical receptivity possible, Kearney must put all religions on a ground kearneey regards as prior, perhaps more aboriginal than any of them.
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This leads to some major reservations I have with his approach. Comments The comments are moderated and checked when I get to them. At different points I wanted to argue, to sing doxologies, and mostly anathiesm understand better. Though recognizing the shared linguistic roots of hospitality and hostility, along with discussions of “double-movements,” Kearney never discusses the role of violence within being hospitable.
Feb 24, B. One can be business, feldenkrais, litvak, Lacan reader, and apocalyptic economist as separate fragmentary realms. The world from which it comes stands behind it as a remnant of something unknowable and the world before it is lit by threats of annihilation as powerful as love.
This time, faith is not lost by the failure of a few to trust what the earth will provide, but by millions of people who have seen what other humans can do to each other, by fundamentalist leaders who are liars and by those who kearndy tracked the way from atom into emptiness, which is called the beginning of everything.
Richard Kearney, Anatheism: Returning to God after God.
Virginia Woolf in noted that “life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end. Jul 03, Jeff Straka rated it it was ok.
Most important, anatheismm will the image of Abraham greeting the the visitor change kearnsy as it replaces the sacrifice of Isaac imagery used by modernists? Moreover this book gives me a sense of hope, a vision of the dynamic wager of embracing or excluding the Other, God as stranger, and the power of a reclamation, rather than abandonment, of religious belief.
Full review here Any thoughts about applying anatheism to the post-secualrism all around us?
Shlomo August 29, at 2: Pamela rated it liked it Jan 18, Published October 16th by Columbia University Press. Reading over your comments it seems like a specific self presentation of being a tourist.
Anatheism: Returning to God After God by Richard Kearney
When I study torah say chassidus or talmud I am de facto a tourist. Anatheism stands for a form of faith that follows the discrediting of religion in the West. There have been zero to maybe a few articles from all the Brisker and all the lumdim and baalei musar that has been published in a peer reviewed psychology or philosophy journal.
Anatheism is both faith and unfaith, and develops its own ways to survive and find meaning. It is a moment both kenotic the emptying of Word into flesh and eucharistic the celebration of the infinite in the finite bread and wine of quotidian experience. Kearney describes God as helpless, passibilist, and contingent on his cosmos.
Any thoughts about applying anatheism to the post-secualrism all around us? You seem to argue with these people on other blogs?
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. And in such instants of kenotic hospitality, where we exchange our God with others — sometimes not-knowing for a moment which one is true — we open ourselves to the gracious possibility of receiving our own God back again; but this time as a gift from the other, as a God of life beyond anathesim.
One might call them interpretive attitudes or hermeneutical predispositions -imagination, humor, commitment, discernment, and hospitality—each crisply defined. He completed an M.