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Opus Dei - a book by Agamben, Giorgio

Opus Dei

An Archaeology of Duty

Opus Dei( )
Author: Agamben, Giorgio
Translator: Kotsko, Adam
Series title:Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

In this follow-up to The Kingdom and the Glory and The Highest Poverty, Agamben investigates the roots of our moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian liturgy. Beginning with the New Testament and working through to late scholasticism and modern papal encyclicals, Agamben traces the Church's attempts to repeat Christ's unrepeatable sacrifice. Crucial here is the paradoxical figure of the priest, who becomes more and more a pure instrument of God's power, so that...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy
Religion / Ethics
Philosophy / Metaphysics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.6 Inches

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