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Alain Badiou. St. Paul: The Foundation of Universalism. Tran. Ray Brassier. Stanford: Stanford University Press, pgs. St. Paul: The. Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism: Alain Badiou, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, pp. $ Show all authors. Christopher Morse1. Alain Badiou, Saint Paul-The Foundation of Universalism Reviewed By. The Obliteration of Truth by Management: Badiou, St. Paul and the Question of.

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Love as Universal Power. The Foundation of Universalism. I will use some passages in sermons, I’m sure.

Rather, it exists aside from these two orders. With love as a beyond of itself, as a perpetuation of revolution that constantly displaces difference-as-contradiction, universalism can only exist within revolutionary practice. And this was one of those books I stayed up late and got up early to keep reading.

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Alain Badiou’s St. Paul

Worse, still, Badiou pits Paul up against Pascal and Nietzsche in fairly unproductive ways. B Book English Monash University. But as I finished the first chapter, I had to take back some of my snark, for it was quite good. He continues to teach a popular seminar at the Coll Bbadiou Badiou, Ph. Universzlism in Create an account. Open to the public Book English Macquarie University. For Badiou, Paul is neither the venerable saint embalmed by Christian tradition, nor the venomous priest execrated by philosophers like Nietzsche: How do we escape this bind?


Moreover, if we incorporate the book of Acts as well as the rest of Paul’s epistles into the study, Badiou will have to admit that there were times when Paul reasoned, and other times when he performed miracles. May 11, Xdyj rated it really liked it Foundatiion Perhaps you will charge me with ‘missing the point’.

He is the name for what happens to us universally.

Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism | Alain Badiou, Translated by Ray Brassier

I want to go to a church where they study this in Sunday school. Yet, also familiar enough that I could resonate with Badiou’s discussion.

It is not as though Paul condemns Jewish Law, he just does not pay much attention to it. Summary In this bold and provocative work, French philosopher Alain Badiou proposes a startling reinterpretation of St. I also commend Badiou’s exegesis, which is quite good.

As a Badiouist and a comparative religions a,ain, it tickles me in all the right places. Skip to content Skip to search. This book, and a little google fu, helped me learn that Badiou is primarily concer This is a short, dense, fascinating book. Took a while to understand and get the point, though, due to the complexity of the language and my lack of philosophical grasp of English. No pierdo la esperanza con Badiou, ya le voy a leer alguna otra cosa. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.


Badiou analyzes those texts linked to St. Return to Book Page. The revolution of Christianity, the Christ-event that affects the Christian simply does not regard the tenants. Marc de Kesel – – Bijdragen 70 2: Now, the universal – Jesus rose from the dead fonudation reaches out to the particulars because it applies to all, irrespective of any differences.


Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it paup Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. The introduction explains how this antiphilosophy might be considered valuable in our own century.

You ask the question: I am rather proud of myself, as I could not find a copy of this book at the library in English I resorted to reading a French copy. Jul 11, Daniel rated it universaliism not like it.

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Home About Editorial Board. Rather, Paul is a revolutionary anti-philosopher of the event. Christian Communists, Islamic Anarchists? Sign in to use this feature. The Division of the Subject 6. For Badiou, Paul is neither the venerable saint embalmed by Christian tradition, nor the venomous priest execrated by philosophers like Nietzsche: Revolution, likewise, moves beyond itself in an act that serves to perpetuate what it is.

Turns out that there’s nothing politically impressive about these things at all. Want to Read saving….