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The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Noëlle Vahanian


Beginning where the great masters of suspicion ended, this book aims for a renewal of theological thinking not by way of an argument against the death of God or on behalf of the postmodern turn of religion, but instead by extending and radicalizing an iconoclastic and existentialist mode of thought. A theological thinking whose point of departure assumes and accepts the critiques of religion launched by Nietzsche, Freud, Marx, and Feuerbach can make no metaphysical or ontological claims: theology is a strictly secular discourse, like any other discourse, but it is aware of its limitations and ... More

Keywords: Continental philosophy of religion, Death of God, Feminism, Psychoanalysis and religion, Secular theology, Theology of language

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823256952
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noëlle Vahanian, author
Lebanon Valley College