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    The Call to Radical Theology (Suny Series in Theology and Continental Thought) (Paperback) By (author) Thomas J. J. Altizer, Introduction by Lissa McCullough, Foreword by David E. Klemm

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    DescriptionIn The Call to Radical Theology, Thomas J. J. Altizer meditates on the nature of radical theology and calls readers to undertake the vocation of radical theology as a way of living a fully examined life. In fourteen essays, he explores how the death of God in modernity and the dissolution of divine authority have freed theology to become a mode of ultimate reflection and creative inquiry no longer bound by church sanction or doctrinal strictures. Revealing a wealth of vital models for doing radical theological thinking, Altizer discusses the work of philosophers such as Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marion, Derrida, and Levinas, among others. Resources are also found in the work of imaginative writers, especially Milton, Blake, and Joyce. In the spirit of Joyce s Here Comes Everybody, Altizer is convinced that theology is for everyone and that everyone has the authority to do theology authentically. An introduction by Lissa McCullough and foreword by David E. Klemm help orient the reader to Altizer s distinctive understanding of the role of theology after the death of God."


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    Title
    The Call to Radical Theology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas J. J. Altizer, Introduction by Lissa McCullough, Foreword by David E. Klemm
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 211
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781438444529
    ISBN 10: 1438444524
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Abridged Dewey: 291
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.9T
    LC classification: BL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25490
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Libri: I-RS
    BIC subject category V2: HPCF3
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: REL102000, REL053000, REL001000
    DC23: 230.046
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QDHR5
    Publisher
    State University of New York Press
    Imprint name
    State University of New York Press
    Publication date
    02 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Albany, NY
    Author Information
    Thomas J. J. Altizer is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Stony Brook University, State University of New York. He is the author of many books, including Living the Death of God: A Theological Memoir, also published by SUNY Press.Lissa McCullough is an independent scholar and coeditor (with Brian Schroeder) of Thinking through the Death of God: A Critical Companion to Thomas J. J. Altizer, also published by SUNY Press.