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Theology of Crisis

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

Abstract

This chapter explores the theological reasoning behind the economic response to the 2007 crisis. It considers the role of security, media and debt collection in delaying the sacralization of fascist salvations through a radical economization of societies. However, this way of preventing fascism generates an endless crisis with no other finality but the constant management of crisis. Thus, the end of history does not mean the end of fascism. In line with Deleuze and Guattari’s reading of micro-fascisms and the Spinozan God, the chapter proposes instead moving from this analytical impasse by interpreting fascism as a constant feature of capitalist societies.

Keywords

Micro-Fascism Security Oikonomia Debt Salvation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LancasterUK

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