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Brian Treanor, Bruce Benson, and Norman Wirzba

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780823264995

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.001.0001

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The Art of Creaturely Life

The Art of Creaturely Life

A Question of Human Propriety

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(p.51) The Art of Creaturely Life
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Being-in-Creation
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Norman Wirzba

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0004

Norman Wizba responds to Jean-Luc Nancy’s questions “who comes after the subject?” He does so by suggesting that “creatureliness is a more faithful and compelling rendition of human life than… modern characterizations of subjectivity that have often been uncritically absorbed by Christians.” Creatureliness, says Wirzba “goes to the heart of human identity and vocation, illuminating who we are, where we are, and what we are to do.

Keywords:   Creatureliness, Human Identity, Eden, Resources, Book of Genesis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hospitality

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