The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion (Paperback)

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By Edward Baring (Editor), Peter E. Gordon (Editor)
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Derrida's writings on the question of religion have played a crucial role in the transformation of scholarly debate across the globe. The Trace of God provides a compact introduction to this debate. It considers Derrida's fraught relationship to Judaism and his Jewish identity, broaches the question of Derrida's relation to the Western Christian tradition, and examines both the points of contact and the silences in Derrida's treatment of Islam.

About the Author

Edward Baring is Assistant Professor of Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History at Drew University. He is the author of The Young Derrida. Peter E. Gordon is Amabel B. James Professor of History at Harvard University. Among his most recent books are: Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (2010) and Adorno and Existence (forthcoming).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823262106
ISBN-10: 0823262103
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2014
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (Fup)