Home » God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse by Slavoj Žižek
God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse Slavoj Žižek

God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse

Slavoj Žižek

Published
ISBN : 9781609803698
Paperback
288 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

A brilliant dissection and reconstruction of the three major faith-based systems of belief in the world today, from one of the worlds most articulate intellectuals, Slavoj Zizek, in conversation with Croatian philosopher Boris Gunjevic. In sixMoreA brilliant dissection and reconstruction of the three major faith-based systems of belief in the world today, from one of the worlds most articulate intellectuals, Slavoj Zizek, in conversation with Croatian philosopher Boris Gunjevic. In six chapters that describe Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in fresh ways using the tools of Hegelian and Lacanian analysis, God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse shows how each faith understands humanity and divinity--and how the differences between the faiths may be far stranger than they may at first seem.Chapters include (by Zizek) (1) Christianity Against Sacred, (2) Glance into the Archives of Islam, (3) Only Suffering God Can Save Us, (4) Animal Gaze, (5) For the Theologico-Political Suspension of the Ethical, (by Gunjevic) (1) Mistagogy of Revolution, (2) Virtues of Empire, (3) Every Book Is Like Fortress, (4) Radical Orthodoxy, (5) Prayer and Wake.