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Rethinking God as Gift
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Rethinking God as Gift: Marion, Derrida, and the Limits of Phenomenology

Robyn Horner


This book is situated at the intersection of philosophy, critical theory and theology. The first sustained study of the work of Jean-Luc Marion in English, it offers a unique perspective on contemporary questions and their theological relevance. Taking her point of departure from the problem of the gift as articulated by Jacques Derrida, who argues that the conditions of possibility of the gift are also its conditions of impossibility, the author pursues a series of questions concerning the nature of thought, the viability of phenomenology, and, ... More

Keywords: Derrida, gift, phenomenology, grace, philosophy, metaphysics, Heidegger, theology, Husserl, Emmanuel Lavinas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780823221219
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823221219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robyn Horner, author