By the Apostle Saint. Paul; the Apostle Saint. Paul; Breton, Stanislas
Newly translated and significantly located, this variation of a thorough Philosophy of Saint Paul takes a clean method of the philosopher's vintage paintings, reacquainting readers with the impressive ways that an historic apostle can reset our knowing of the political. Breton starts off with Paul's biography and the texts of his conversion, which problem universal conceptions of id. He broaches the query of allegory and divine predestination, introduces the assumption of subjectivity as an influence of strength, and he confronts Paul's critique of legislation, which results in an exploration of the logic. Read more...
summary: Newly translated and significantly located, this version of a thorough Philosophy of Saint Paul takes a clean method of the philosopher's vintage paintings, reacquainting readers with the impressive ways that an historic apostle can reset our figuring out of the political. Breton starts off with Paul's biography and the texts of his conversion, which problem universal conceptions of identification. He broaches the query of allegory and divine predestination, introduces the belief of subjectivity as an impression of energy, and he confronts Paul's critique of legislation, which results in an exploration of the good judgment
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By trafficking in this radical image of stark dispossession within the heart of all possessive identity—a messiah dead on an apparatus of imperial control—Breton wants to bore a hole through the completion of all projects of expert knowledge. ”16 FOUNDING RUPTURE: PAULINISM AND VOID-TALK17 Those accustomed to the usual platitudes about religion or theology being the last hope for modernity’s escape from an otherwise soul-searing nihilism will be surprised to see the way Breton finds in the apostle an exemplary thinker of “the nothing,” of all those hollows or voidances that creep into or magically appear within otherwise internally coherent structures of thought and cultural practice, all those modes of the “very special kind of obviousness” which makes worldhood and subjects.
Either messianism is nonsense, and dangerous nonsense at that, but the historic study of messianism is a scientific pursuit . . ”46 DISPOSSESSING PRIVATE PROPERTY The subterranean surprise and promising forcefulness of Breton’s philosophical Paulinism now begin to peer through the ideological fault lines constitutive of culture. Several summary ideas—critical punch lines in Breton’s critique of power and ideology—should be stated outright at this point, all the more so as they situate a critical space for Paulinism that seems all but foreclosed by Christendom’s current function to baptize capitalism and neo-liberal empire.
37 Here Breton goes one step further in his theory of these pluriform “signs” of the “cross,” reading Paulinism in light of the work of Rudolf Bultmann, early twentieth-century biblical studies colleague of philosopher Heidegger. For Breton, the important thing about Bultmann is the way he suggests that the voidance of the Paulinist cross is what makes possible a critique of reification, fetishization, or the “magical instrumentalization” (through “ritual technique”) of all representations of the Absolute.
A radical philosophy of Saint Paul by the Apostle Saint. Paul; the Apostle Saint. Paul; Breton, Stanislas