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The 1st thorough going, severe attention of the paintings of Continental thinker John D. Caputo through a gaggle of wonderful philosophers, theologians, and cultural critics. The paintings offers Caputo's solutions to his appraisers.

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That is something the Voice would never abide. It has Abraham and puts him in the accusative; it will suffer no counter-accusation or cross-examination itself, and it is not about to trade places with Abraham so that Abraham can see what is going on. It has come to put Abraham to the test, not to be tested itself. 20 Abraham has been sent a message from who knows where and now it is up to Abraham to do what he must do. God and Anonymity 13 This was surely none of Abraham’s doing, not his idea, no egological project of his own.

So on the most rigorously minimalistic reading, which does not read too much into it, which tries to stick to what is given insofar as it is given without making too much of it, Abraham would not know what is going on here, including even whether il is even a voice that calls. ANKHORAL RELIGION For Johannes de Silentio, this is the story of the teleological suspension of the ethical. ” As Derrida shows, ethical obligation in Levinas is structurally the same as de Silentio’s telling of the story of Abraham as a teleological suspension of ethics, which is the religious.

It has Abraham and puts him in the accusative; it will suffer no counter-accusation or cross-examination itself, and it is not about to trade places with Abraham so that Abraham can see what is going on. It has come to put Abraham to the test, not to be tested itself. 20 Abraham has been sent a message from who knows where and now it is up to Abraham to do what he must do. God and Anonymity 13 This was surely none of Abraham’s doing, not his idea, no egological project of his own. He would rather give his own life (death) to the Voice, would gladly have laid his own body down upon the altar instead.

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