Part of the Radical Theologies and Philosophies book series (RADT)


This chapter lays out an argument for a presuppositionless reflection upon theological thought in its context and in this way introduces the book as an attempt in pursuit of a radical critical theology. It considers the (1)method, (2)content, and (3) scope of this book: a critical reading of Bonhoeffer’s social theology in Sanctorum Communio from the perspective of Žižek’s materialist theology in order to tease out the assumptions of the text or our understanding thereof.


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  1. 1.Canterbury Christ Church UniversityCanterburyUK

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