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Foucault and Theology.

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Main Author: Tran, Jonathan.
Published: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011.
Series: Everyman's library. Theology & philosophy.
Topics: Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 - Religion. | Postmodern theology. | Religion - Philosophy. | Religion. | Philosophy.
Online Access: Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (225 pages).
ISBN: 9780567510396
0567510395
Summary: Near the end of his life, Michel Foucault turned his attention to the early church Fathers. He did so not for anything like a return to God but rather because he found in those sources alternatives for re-imaging the self. And though Foucault never seriously entertained Christianity beyond theorizing its aesthetic style one might argue that Christian practices like confession or Eucharist share family resemblances to Foucaultian sensibilities. This book willexplain howto do theology in light of Foucault, or more precisely, to read Foucault as if God mattered. Therefore, it will seek to articul.

More Details for: Foucault and Theology