Philosophy of Religion

Love Strong as Death – Jews against Heidegger, On the Issue of Finitude – Part 2 (Agata Bielik-Robson)

The following is the second of a two-part series.  The first segment was published on July 25, 2016 and can be accessed here. Another Finitude – Rosenzweig versus Heidegger Thus, even if not completely in accord with Heidegger” “letter,” Blanchot’s deconstructive reading allows to see the shadow thrown by his thanatic ‘spirit”: in Derrida’s words, […]

Philosophy of Religion

Love Strong as Death – Jews against Heidegger, On the Issue of Finitude – Part 1 (Agata Bielik-Robson)

This article is published in two parts.  The second portion will appear on August 1. I have set before you life and death: choose life. – Deuteronomy 30:19 Finitude is not the being-finished-off of an existent […] butting up against and stumbling over its own limit (its contingency, error, imperfection, or fault). Finitude is not […]

Critical Theory Philosophy of Religion

Jesus’ Ghost – Derrida, Christianity, and “Hauntology” – Part 1

Jesus, who was concerned till manhood with his own personal development, was free from the contagious sickness of his age and his people; free from the inhibited inertia which expends its one activity on the common needs and conveniences of life; free too from the ambition and other desires whose satisfaction, once craved, would have […]