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Descripción de la editorial

This book offers a close reading of Romans that treats Paul as a radical political thinker by showing the relationship between Paul's perspective and that of secular political theorists. Turning to both ancient political philosophers (Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero) and contemporary post-Marxists (Agamben, Badiou, Derrida, and Žižek), Jennings presents Romans as a sustained argument for a new sort of political thinking concerned with the possibility and constitution of just socialites.

Reading Romans as an essay on messianic politics in conversation with ancient and postmodern political theory challenges the stereotype of Paul as a reactionary theologian who "invented" Christianity. Instead it demonstrates his importance for all, regardless of religious affiliation or academic guild, who dream and work for a society based on respect rather than domination, division, and death. In the current context of unjust global empires constituted by avarice, arrogance, and violence, Jennings finds in Paul a stunning vision for creating just societies outside the law.

GÉNERO
Religión y espiritualidad
NARRACIÓN
BF
Bill Fike
DURACIÓN
11:14
h min
PUBLICADO
2015
24 abril
EDITORIAL
University Press Audiobooks
PRESENTADO POR
Audible.com
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
TAMAÑO
548.8
Mb