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Adoration: The Deconstruction of Christianity II

Jean-Luc Nancy


This second volume in The Deconstruction of Christianity explores the stance or bearing that would be appropriate for us now, in the wake of the dis-enclosure of religion and the retreat of God: that of adoration. Adoration is stretched out toward things, but without phenomenological intention. In our present historical time, we have come to see relation itself as the divine. The address and exclamation—the salut!—that constitutes adoration celebrates this relation: both the relation among all beings that the world is and what is beyond relation, the outside of the world that opens in the mids ... More

Keywords: dis-enclosure, God, adoration, phenomenological intention, sense, singular plurality, being

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823242948
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean-Luc Nancy, author
Universite Marc Bloch