Anatheism has ratings and 17 reviews. Rex said: I am always hesitant to review books written for a conversation for which I lack basic accord. After. In Anatheism, Richard Kearney sets a path of returning to God “after God”. This is a road map for those who have moved intellectually away. So what is anatheism? Kearney describes it variously as a movement, a paradigm, an invitation, a wager, a drama; a position between, before.
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Wilhelm rated it it was ok Jul 23, May 20, Rex Bradshaw rated it liked it Shelves: Alan Brill August 26, at 3: It was coined by the Irish philosopher Richard Kearney and is circulating in his book by that title.
Anatueism it does not mine, at least in this stage of my life. Zizek is Zizek, but the other two try to work on an idea of the neighbor as an alternative to the dualism of friend-enemy that you find both in the bible in some places and which is influential in identity politics and in the various binaries that permeate Jewish and Israeli thinking. First, I simply am not convinced of the obsolescence of traditional faith, Holocaust or kwarney, secular age or no. Thought it’d be more mind-blowing.
Feb 26, William Crosby rated it really liked it. For someone like me I both choose to live and invariably end up kerney in a secular intellectual world.
Mediation of these oppositions proceeds by way of five aspects of the anatheistic wager.
Preview — Anatheism by Richard Kearney. But I still want to work through why it might have been easier in modernity than now.
Anatheism: Returning to God After God by Richard Kearney
Alan Brill August 31, at 4: Maybe this is it. Like much of our tradition I try never to leave anything behind, I never graduate.
Yet dogmas are uniformly passed over as dry, oppressive, and outmoded. Yet this assumption is critical to his anatheist project, and he repeatedly returns to the idea that classical theism is hostile to quotidian realities, just as militant atheism is hostile toward sacred realities, requiring us to find a middle way.
Distinguished philosopher Richard Kearney calls this condition ana-theosor God after God-a moment qnatheism creative “not anathfism that signifies a break with former sureties and invites us to forge new meanings from the most ancient of wisdoms.
Its faith seems to be about horizontals-alignments with appointments, different time zones, mysteries of coincidence and accident. Jun 19, Pranada Comtois rated it liked it.
Anatheism: Returning to God After God
As to the last question I think it depends on the person. For him each case brings forth from the Stranger a gesture for the promise of life, an epiphany of the divine.
While in India, that is likely to be once a day at best.
DO you see it as a viable present? Ethan Van Der Leek rated it really liked it Jul 28, This paradigm acts as a hard filter on the Abrahamic traditions, producing religious insights that are not always banal but generally presupposed. When you are old it is difficult to enjoy the music of the young.
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Some buy condos in both worlds, other live in one and travel occasionally to the other etc. I question how their experience has changed compared to the past. That God has been reduced into an offspring with mood swings, an object of scorn and analysis for scientists, something that is no longer safe anathfism the merciless hands of history, it is helpless, now, having been over-described, and drained of its force.