Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)

Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture)


Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek, Reinhard, and Santner have present in the Apostle Paul’s emphasis on neighbor-love a good paradigm for politics. by means of completely reexamining Pauline eschatology, L. L. Welborn means that neighbor-love will depend on an orientation towards the messianic occasion, which Paul describes because the “now time” and which he imagines as “awakening.” Welborn compares the Pauline dialectic of awakening to makes an attempt through Hellenistic philosophers to awaken their contemporaries from ethical lethargy and to the Marxist concept of sophistication recognition, emphasizing the apostle’s radical spirit and ethical relevance.

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