On the outlook : figures of the Messianic /

This volume explores the traditional and contemporary modes and stakes of messianic thinking in its close interaction with both previous and actual political contexts and theoretical discourses. In the past decades, philosophers and political thinkers repeatedly drew upon the millennial tradition of...

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Corporate Author: Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen.
Other Authors: Crombez, Thomas., Vloeberghs, Katrien.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
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Summary:This volume explores the traditional and contemporary modes and stakes of messianic thinking in its close interaction with both previous and actual political contexts and theoretical discourses. In the past decades, philosophers and political thinkers repeatedly drew upon the millennial tradition of messianic thinking in their efforts to come to terms with the injustices of the present. Their conceptions of messianism build upon and revise, modify or radicalize politico-theological theories d...
Item Description:"This book is based on lectures presented at the international conference for junior scholars 'On the outlook: figures of the Messianic' ... within the context of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp, in May 2006"--Acknowledgments.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 165 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9781443807661
1443807664
9786612191398
6612191392