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Religion and Literature: Exegesis, Hermeneutics, Post-Modern Theories

  • Shira Wolosky
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Abstract

Literature and religion have often been neighboring rivals, each offering multiple dimensions of meaning to experience. Each also has been traditionally defined in terms of a governing unity. But post-metaphysical critique has challenged the overarching reference to unity in favor of a recognition and embrace of difference. Taking the history of American poetics, this chapter pursues the implications of the shift from traditional metaphysics of unity through post-metaphysical critiques towards redefining both aesthetic and religious meanings through difference and multiplicity.

Keywords

Post-metaphysical Aesthetic Unity Multiplicity Exegesis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shira Wolosky
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  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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