Cloud of the Impossible: Negative Theology and Planetary Entanglement (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)
The adventure of the most unlikely churns up in our epoch at any time when a collective dream turns to trauma: politically, sexually, economically, and with a undeniable ultimacy, ecologically. Out of an historic theological lineage, the determine of the cloud involves express chance within the face of the most unlikely. An previous mystical nonknowing of God now hosts a present wisdom of uncertainty, of indeterminate and interdependent results, in all probability catastrophic. but the connectivity and collectivity of social pursuits, of the delicate, not likely webs of an alternate idea of life, maintain materializing--a haunting wish, densely entangled, suggesting a extra convivial, relational world.
Catherine Keller brings technique, feminist, and ecopolitical theologies into transdisciplinary dialog with continental philosophy, the quantum entanglements of a "participatory universe," and the writings of Nicholas of Cusa, Walt Whitman, A. N. Whitehead, Gilles Deleuze, and Judith Butler, to improve a "theopoetics of nonseparable difference." international routine, own embroilments, non secular range, the inextricable kinfolk of people and nonhumans--these phenomena, of their unsettling togetherness, are exceeding our skill to grasp and deal with. through staging a sequence of encounters among the nonseparable and the nonknowable, Keller exhibits what could be born from our cloudiest entanglement.
Relativizing them by way of spotting them as such. (Recall the perspectivism of De Visio Dei). His Latin Christians aren't excepted: they too guard a naturalized customized as fact. This evenhanded discourse, nearly extraordinary within the church as much as that time, contains all non secular traditions. “Thus no longer insignificant dissensions take place while each one group prefers its religion to another.” yet this festival, if now not conducive to the reality it claims, still is learn the following with compassion. In every one case.
curiosity of higher dialog among theology and technology, Moltmann repents on behalf of the church for its hereticization and martyrdom of this Renaissance monk. He insists that Bruno’s mystical cosmology, typically brushed off as pantheism, be respectfully reread as panentheism, no longer for the sake of approach theology yet for an environmentally jeopardized yet nonetheless democratically inviting Gaia. Moltmann elaborates: “The so-called nice international religions will purely end up themselves to be ‘world.
188–95; endless, 188–95; theology, 32–33, 108, 122, 158, 260–61, 332n64; see additionally Fold in technique strategy and truth (Whitehead), one zero five, 106, 224 approach Theology as Political Theology (J. Cobb), 260 Proclus, fifty six Projection, ninety six Prophetic activation, of relational manifold, 34–38 Psalm 139, 34 Pseudo-Dionysius, see Dionysius the Areopagite The Psychic lifetime of energy (J. Butler), 219 Psychoanalysis, 220 Psychophysical, a hundred and forty four Pui-lan, Kwok, 174 Purposefulness, 311 Quakers, 35 Quanta, 134.
Generated during the pressure among the announcing and the unsaying.”87 the stress among the apophatic and the kataphatic then doesn't go beyond apophasis yet is its personal precipitant. The nothingness of the “knowing not anything” isn't a neat nihil of names yet a chaotic multiplicity, an overflow “in extra” (Marion) of any theos trademarks. during this it will possibly minister to modern atheism, if in basic terms in passing, in intersecting, in exceeding. on the fold, the pli, among the detrimental and the affirmative.
Paper, Oppenheimer brought the edict: “If we can't disprove Bohm, then we needs to conform to forget about him.”97 Willed lack of awareness necessarily takes on an scent of betrayal. Accused of communism prior and of mysticism later, Bohm’s paintings persisted to spread, if now not with no bouts of critical melancholy, till he died in 1992. He had at the day of his demise complete The Undivided Universe, a major textual content cowritten with the mathematician Basil J. Hiley. Bohm had lived to determine a undeniable vindication of his.