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Deleuze and the Naming of God
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Deleuze and the Naming of God: Post-Secularism and the Future of Immanence

Daniel Colucciello Barber

Abstract

Deleuze’s philosophy of immanence, because it vigorously rejects every appeal to the beyond, is often presumed to be indifferent to the concerns of religion. This book argues against such a presumption. It does so, first of all, by emphasising how both Deleuze’s thought and the notion of religion are motivated by a demand to create new modes of existence, or to imagine and enact a future that would substantively break with the present configuration of being. If Deleuze’s thought and the notion of religion intersect in this regard, then their divergence must be located elsewhere, namely in the ... More

Keywords: Theodor Adorno, creation, Gilles Deleuze, difference, future, immanence, post-secularism, religion, the secular

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780748686360
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686360.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Colucciello Barber, author
The Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry