The stillborn God

religion, politics, and the modern West by Mark Lilla

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf in New York, NY

Written in English
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Pagination334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
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ISBN 109781400043675

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Two leading contemporary thinkers, Mark Lilla from Columbia University and the Berkley Center’s José Casanova, explored the problems of political theologies in a conversation on the issues raised in Lilla’s recent book, The Stillborn his book, Lilla challenges his readers to reconsider the genealogy and consequences of the “great separation” of religion.

Europe, and The Stillborn God barely mentions Islam. But summarizing his book in an article in The New York Times Magazine, Lilla added a revealing coda. Referring to the supposed damage done by Barth and Rosenzweig, he wrote, ‘The dynamics of political theology seem to dictate that when liberalizing reformers try to conform.

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On the Read more about Prayers for the Stillborn. The titular stillborn God is Rousseau’s step-child: The liberal religion Emile spawned was dealt a paralyzing blow in the midth century, because it ultimately couldn’t stand up to the monstrous reemergence of the political theology of Nazi Germany.

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p. ; 20 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index The crisis -- The great separation -- The ethical God -- The bourgeois God -- The well-ordered house -- The redeeming God -- The stillborn GodPages: His wide-ranging study of modern political theology, The Stillborn God, based on the Carlyle Lectures delivered at Oxford University inwas named one of the " best books of the year" by The New York Times Book Review and one of the best books of the year by Publisher's mater: University of Michigan, Harvard University.

Mark Lilla’s latest book, The Stillborn God, aims to trace the intellectual heritage of the Judeo-Christian political tradition in our present day Western and liberal values. His overarching aim in this sweeping narrative of ideas is to demonstrate the “fragility of our world, the world created by the intellectual rebellion against.

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So far, I’m loving it. The wish to bring political life under God's authority is nothing new, and it's clear that today religious passions are again driving world politics, confounding expectations of a secular future.

In this major book, Mark Lilla reveals the sources of this age-old quest-and its surprising role in shaping Western thought. The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West by Mark Lilla (New York: Alfred A.

Knopf, ) MARC D. GUERRA is the Director of the Graduate Program in Theology at Ave Maria University. He is the author of Christians as Political Animals: Prudence in the Earthly City (ISI Books, forthcoming). Western nations increasingly find.

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The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West By Mark Lilla, Knopf, pp., $26 The publisher Alfred A. Knopf snared the cover of The New York Times Magazine in August with an 8,word excerpt of Mark Lilla's "The Stillborn God," an intellectual history of church-state relations.

But it would be a shame if all the talk this book has generated were. His essay is an excerpt from his book, The Stillborn God, which he will be discussing at greater length shortly.

In it he illuminates the promises and perils of present-day thinking about religion and politics. His book will, no doubt, influence discussions about politics and theology for years to come.Funeral For A Stillborn Child by Wayne Greeson.

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