Radical Theologies

Theopoetics of the Word

A New Beginning of Word and World

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Gabriel Vahanian's final work, Theopoetics of the Word weaves together Christian theology, continental philosophy and cultural studies to present a new theology of language and technology for the 21st century.

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Author Gabriel Vahanian: One of the original death of God theologians, Gabriel Vahanian established his international reputation as a theologian of culture with such early books as The Death of God: The Culture of Our Post-Christian Era, Wait Without Idols, and No Other God. More recent works include Anonymous God: An Essay on Not Dreading Words, Tillich and the New Religious Paradigm, and Praise of the Secular. Vahanian had long tenures at the University of Syracuse and the University of Strasbourg and was a founding member of the American Academy of Religion. This last posthumous work was completed shortly before his death in 2012. Foreword by Noëlle Vahanian: Noëlle Vahanian is Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy, Lebanon Valley College, USA. Introduction by Mike Grimshaw: Michael Grimshaw is Associate Professor in the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction Gabriel Vahanian: From the Death of God to Wording and Worlding

    Vahanian, Gabriel

    Pages 1-24

  • Wording the World and Worlding the Word

    Vahanian, Gabriel

    Pages 25-34

  • The Kenotic Utopianism of Language

    Vahanian, Gabriel

    Pages 35-52

  • God and the Fallacy of Identity: A Theological Disintoxication of the West

    Vahanian, Gabriel

    Pages 53-85

  • The Secular, a Christian Contribution to the East/West Dialogue

    Vahanian, Gabriel

    Pages 87-101

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theopoetics of the Word
Book Subtitle
A New Beginning of Word and World
Series Title
Radical Theologies
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-44063-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137440631
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-44061-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-44062-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 172
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