The Resource God, politics, economy : social theory and the paradoxes of religion, Bülent Diken

God, politics, economy : social theory and the paradoxes of religion, Bülent Diken

Label
God, politics, economy : social theory and the paradoxes of religion
Title
God, politics, economy
Title remainder
social theory and the paradoxes of religion
Statement of responsibility
Bülent Diken
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study of the recent revolts in Turkey where a 'moderate' Islamic government is in power. Theoretically, its focus is on the contemporary 'return' of religion in the horizon of the critique of religion, seeking to articulate an affirmative politics that can re-evaluate the value of dominant values in religiou
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
201/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL51
LC item number
.G6845 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge advances in sociology
Series volume
151
Label
God, politics, economy : social theory and the paradoxes of religion, Bülent Diken
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: profanation versus sacralization; 1. Religion as superstition; Objectification, appropriation, reversal; Debt, error, and the necessity of illusion; Ideology; The despot and economic theology; Excursus I: Voltaire's Mahomet as despot ; Mahomet and Zopir: the despot and the king; Mahomet and Seid: the impostor and the fanatic; Mahomet and Omar: the despot and the vizier; Mahomet and Palmira: the despot and the woman; Fanaticism, intoxication
  • 2. Love, love of God, intellectual love of GodFrom imagination to reason, from reason to intuition; Christ; Imagination and reason -- antagonism, parallax, or perfection?; Accommodation versus appropriation; Profaning Paul; Appropriation and secularization; Secularization and economic theology; Excursus II: The Devils, possession, and truth-telling; Love, love of God, and manhunt; Pastoral hunt; Possession and mysticism; Truth and truth-telling; Possession and political spirituality; 3. From political theology to politics; Reason and the city; From contract to consent; Conflict in the city
  • Instead of conclusion: from four religions to fourtruth proceduresBadiou and profanation: four truth procedures; References; Index
  • Religion versus politicsDemocratic perversion; Excursus III: the emancipated city: notes on the Gezi revolts; A tale of three republics; The politics of Gezi; Çapulcu as subject; The obscure subject; A hybrid subject: anti-capitalist Muslims; 4. Capitalism as religion, religion as capitalism; Economy and the chērematistikē; God-capital; The divine ass; Auto-immunity; The new spirit; Excursus IV: the map, the territory, and the impossibility ofpainting a priest; Necromancy and pornography; The church and the mystic; The real and the fictive
Control code
ocn914472428
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138014671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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3570162
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unknown
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.b36802037
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914472428
  • pebc1138014672

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