Thank God We Are Creatures: Hannah Arendt’s Cryptotheology
AbstractMain concern of this article is to grasp the interpretative matrix of Hannah Arendt’s doctorate, which, I claim, is the central organising net for her other writings. I call this matrix “cryptotheological defence of the secular world”. In order to show its functionality, I have to determine the character of Arendt’s discourse in relation to theology and philosophy on the basis of her doctoral thesis from 1929. The main attention will be focused on the figure of the neighbour as a singular and the concept of natality. I will show how the critique of theology, often very ironic, serves Arendt to contest the paradigm of the political theology. View Full-Text
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Zawisza, R. Thank God We Are Creatures: Hannah Arendt’s Cryptotheology. Religions 2018, 9, 371.
Zawisza R. Thank God We Are Creatures: Hannah Arendt’s Cryptotheology. Religions. 2018; 9(11):371.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zawisza, Rafael. 2018. "Thank God We Are Creatures: Hannah Arendt’s Cryptotheology." Religions 9, no. 11: 371.
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