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Les Discours Édifiants et la connaissance liturgique : Kierkegaard and a phenomenology of theological language
All theologians are hypocrites. Such is the inescapable conclusion of phenomenologist and theologian Jean-Yves Lacoste's reading of Kierkegaard. Theology attempts to trap God inside an impossible prison of propositional ...
‘A Weariness of the Flesh’: Towards a Theology of Boredom and Fatigue
This essay follows two impulses: Jean-Yves Lacoste’s suggestion that philosophy and theology should speak about boredom and about fatigue, just as they do about anguish or joy, and the Swiss theologian Karl Barth’s contention ...
Jean-Yves Lacoste:The Experience of Transcendence
This paper will examine Lacoste’s treatment of ethics, transcendence and theology, beginning first of all with the rela¬tionship between phenomenology and transcendence in La¬coste’s work, specifically the issue of perception. ...
Praying to a French God: liturgy, anthropology and phenomenology
(The University of Edinburgh, 2013-07-05)
This thesis aims to bring to wider attention the work of the Parisian theologian and philosopher Jean-Yves Lacoste (part of the so-called ‘theological turn’ in French phenomenology). Lacoste (whose most recent work, ...