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Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Roland Faber and Jeremy Fackenthal

Abstract

This book explores the complex philosophical ways in which theology is, should, and can be a “theopoetics” of multiplicity. In its insistence on the ultimacy of the irreducible manifoldness of the world in ontological, aesthetical, and ethical terms, this “poetics” invokes the love of the folded divine for the manifold of the process of becoming, and it becomes the creative expression of this love as a mutual happening and as the relationality of its “creatures.” Poiesis expresses the mutuality of the world of becoming and of value, of creativity and the divine, of new formulations of this mys ... More

Keywords: theopoetics, Theology, Multiplicity, ontology, Postmodern philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780823251551
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roland Faber, editor
Claremont Lincoln University

Jeremy Fackenthal, editor
Claremont Graduate University

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Contents

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Introduction

Roland Faber and Jeremy Fackenthal

Poetics

Polyphony

The World as an Ultimate

C. Robert Mesle

The Gravity of Love

Laurel C. Schneider

Sub-version

Toward the Heraldic

L. Callid Keefe-Perry

The Pluri-verse

Becoming Intermezzo

Roland Faber

After-Word

End Matter