Limbo Reapplied

On Living in Perennial Crisis and the Immanent Afterlife

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Kristof K. P. Vanhoutte
Radical Theologies and Philosophies
  • London, England: 
    Palgrave Macmillan
    , June
     2018.
     258 pages.
     $139.99.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9783319789125.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The observation that our world is signed by a lasting crisis is as much underwritten as it is questioned. This book offers a new and provocative thesis by taking recourse to the religious discourse of Limbo, and by investigating the temporal and spatial structures of crisis and modernity. Modernity reveals itself to be the state of perennial crisis, and we all live in an immanentized state of Limbo.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Kristof K. P. Vanhoutte is Research Fellow at the University of the Free State, South Africa, and Invited Professor of Philosophy at the Pontifical University Antonianum, Rome, Italy.

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