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By James Bernauer,Jeremy Carrette

when Foucault's paintings has turn into an important strand of postmodern theology, the broader relevance of his paintings for theology nonetheless continues to be principally unexamined. Foucault either engages the Christian culture and severely demanding situations its disciplinary regime. Michel Foucault and Theology brings jointly a range of essays by means of top Foucault students on a number of subject matters in the background, concept and perform of theology. Revealing the various ways in which the paintings of Michel Foucault (1926-1984) has been hired to reconsider theology by way of energy, discourse, sexuality and the politics of data, the authors study strength and sexuality within the church in past due antiquity, (Castelli, Clark, Schuld), increase questions about the connection among theology and politics (Bernauer, Leezenberg, Caputo), think about new demanding situations to the character of theological wisdom by way of Foucault's severe venture (Flynn, Cutrofello, Beadoin, Pinto) and reconsider theology when it comes to Foucault's paintings at the heritage of sexuality (Carrette, Jordan, Mahon). This e-book demonstrates, for the 1st time, the impact and growing to be value of Foucault's paintings for modern theology.

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