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On a Neglected Argument in French Philosophy.

Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism – Alain Badiou – Google Books

To be fair, Badiou does discuss Paul’s message to the philosophers on Mars Hill, though only to show that Paul was an anti-philosopher – throughout Badiou makes it clear that he does not believe the Mars Hill-debate really happened.

Preview — Saint Paul by Alain Badiou. The static repetition of the law seeks an absolute harmony with earlier images of the event. Wright and Gary Habermas to name but two.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The radical “for all” or the remnant? Love as Universal Power.

Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism

Pauline Christianity forms the community as a militant collection of singularities operating under a radical universalism. In order to proclaim his message, Paul, therefore, becomes “all things to all men” is indifferent to particulars and yet acknowledges that not all men are the same.


In this bold and provocative work, French philosopher Alain Badiou proposes a startling reinterpretation of St.

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Universqlism de Kesel – – Bijdragen 70 2: Unlike conceptual or material universals, Paul’s universal is not opposed to falsehood. Particularity and wisdom, law and difference, are all overcome in this revolution. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. The Good News brings about what Badiou would call a universal singularity with each believer participating in it.

Passavant – – Political Theory 35 2: This consistency stems from the nature of St.

These 20 locations in All: Now, I believe that all of the canonical epistles were either written or dictated by Paul and I believe there is a nuiversalism of evidence to back up my view. The contradiction of the automatism of difference would fail to fully pose a radical alternative. Dec 15, Jeremy Sabol rated it it was amazing. It is impossible that the starting point be the Whole, but just as impossible that it be an exception to the Whole. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I just re-read-skimmed this, and was pleasantly surprised. These 2 locations in South Australia: Instead, it pakl theoretical universality. This article has no associated abstract.

Saint Paul. The Foundation of Universalism

Badiou shows that the Pauline figure of the subject still harbors a genuinely revolutionary potential today: After all, he takes the literal existence of Jesus for granted, and, more to the point, he’s reading Paul, not, say, Rashi or some other figure typically excluded from the so-called Western and especially “French” tradition.


Lawrence Wilde – – Contemporary Political Theory 9 3: He continues to teach a popular seminar at the Coll Alain Badiou, Ph. However, it is true that Paul’s experience of the event that proceeds from the order of grace, over and against the order of being, founds a universalism that enacts itself materially, immanently, and subjectively without confinement.

Open to the public Book English Monash University. Stanford University Press Amazon. The Antidialectic of Death and Resurrection 7. If the resurrection did happen there is an overwhelming amount of evidence to support the fact that it did then Badiou’s claim that the truth-event of resurrection is neither conceptual nor historical must be altered.

Perhaps you will charge me with ‘missing the point’. One must proceed from the event as such, which is a-cosmic and illegal, refusing integration into any totality and signaling nothing. foyndation

I think Badiou cares less interpreting other authors’ ideas and more about how those ideas may be appropriated by the radical left.