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Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Catherine Keller

Abstract

Affirmations of body, flesh, and matter pervade current theology and inevitably echo with the doctrine of the incarnation. Yet, in practice, materialism remains contested ground—between Marxist and capitalist, reductive and postmodern iterations. Current theological explorations of our material ecologies cannot elude the tug or drag of the doctrine of “the incarnation.” But what if we were to redistribute, rather than repress, that singular body? Might we free it—along with the bodies in which it is boundlessly entangled—from a troubling history of Christian exceptionalism? This book proposes ... More

Keywords: theology, incarnation, Jesus of Nazareth, materialism, Christian exceptionalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780823276455
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Keller, author
Drew University