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Paul's 'new moment': the reception of Paul in Alain Badiou, Terry Eagleton, Slavoj Zizek

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This thesis traces the ‘New Moment’ in Pauline reception in the writings of Alain Badiou, Terry Eagleton and Slavoj Žižek. It explores how the Pauline epistles are read and feature in their thought. An answer to the question, 'why Paul?' prompts reflection on what it is to read and understand the Apostle.

An introduction sets out the writers of this ‘New Moment’ [Jacob Taubes, Giorgio Agamben, Stanislas Breton, as well as Badiou, Eagleton and Žižek] before isolating the figures of t...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Keble College
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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