Adorno and Theology (Philosophy and Theology) by Christopher Craig Brittain PDF

By Christopher Craig Brittain

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno (1903-1969), the German sociologist and thinker used to be one of many highbrow leaders of the post-war Frankfurt institution. This ebook provides and analyzes Adorno's writings on theology and faith in a transparent and obtainable demeanour. it truly is specified at higher point undergraduate and postgraduate scholars, and won't presuppose any familiarity with Adorno. The booklet contains a normal creation to Adorno's concept, and examines his dating with the paintings of Walter Benjamin and Jewish theology, his war of words with clinical positivism (Karl Popper), and his feedback of the "Culture undefined" and beliefs. All of those subject matters are explored with consciousness to how they have interaction with modern debates inside theology. this can be comprehensive via bringing Adorno's paintings into discussion with significant issues and authors. the quantity concludes via highlighting a frequently missed element of Adorno's writing - his philosophy of tune - and the way this aesthetic appreciation of the elegant informs modern theological reflection.

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