By Ward Blanton
Displacing Christian Origins lines the present severe engagement of Agamben, Derrida, and Žižek, between others, again into 19th- and early-twentieth-century philosophers of early Christianity. via evaluating those the most important moments within the smooth background of philosophy with exemplars of contemporary biblical scholarship—David Friedrich Strauss, Adolf Deissmann, and Albert Schweitzer—Blanton deals a brand new manner for severe concept to construe the connection among the trendy earlier and the biblical traditions to which we appear to be drawn as soon as again.
An leading edge contribution to the highbrow background of biblical exegesis, Displacing Christian Origins will advertise proficient and fruitful debate among faith and philosophy.
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