Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (FUP))

Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (FUP))


This publication bargains a singular account of grace, framed when it comes to Bruno Latour's "principle of irreduction." It hence types an object-oriented method of grace, experimentally relocating a standard Christian figuring out of grace out of a top-down, theistic ontology and into an agent-based, object-oriented ontology. within the procedure, it additionally presents a scientific and unique account of Latour's total project.

The account of grace provided right here redistributes the initiatives assigned to technological know-how and faith. the place now the paintings of technology is to carry into concentration gadgets which are too far-off, too resistant, and too transcendent to be seen, the company of faith is to deliver into concentration items which are too close to, too to be had, and too immanent to be seen. the place technology finds transcendent items via correcting for our nearsightedness, faith unearths immanent gadgets via correcting for our farsightedness.

Speculative Grace remaps the which means of grace and examines the categories of non secular tools and practices that, therefore, take middle stage.

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