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Book review: Baudrillard and theology by James Walters

Gane, Mike (2013) Book review: Baudrillard and theology by James Walters. LSE Review of Books (24 Jan 2013). Website.

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Jean Baudrillard was one of the foremost intellectual figures of the late twentieth century and his work is currently reaching a new prominence in the English-speaking world. Known as the “high priest of postmodernity”, Baudrillard never directly addressed theological concerns. However, his provocative analysis of the changing nature of reality, subjectivity and agency is of increasing importance to contemporary theology. James Walters’ Baudrillard and Theology is a new and lucid way into the ideas of a brilliantly challenging writer, finds Mike Gane.

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Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 09:17
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:58

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