reason that The Kingdom and the Glory may come to be seen not only as one of Agamben’s most important statements, but as the fundamental work of political. Agamben’s genealogy of economic theology highlights this complex bipolar leveled against Agamben’s The Kingdom and the Glory by Alberto Toscano. Ben said: The Kingdom and the Glory is an almost unbelievably erudite book, In short, Agamben argues at length that our forms of Kingdom, and our forms of.

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Recommended for those who speak of a hidden and apocryphal character of the economy, readers who cannot act otherwise than they have chosen to act, and persons who interrogate not ylory but glorification. The Author s Reprints and permissions: This is done by a bold move into a discussion of the early Christian patristic literature on the nature of the Holy Trinity as an oikonomia, an economy.

Chief among those elements are the key notions of providence and order. Per una genealogia teologica dell’economia e del governo. Modernity has abolished the divine pole and gllory God from the world, but this way it has absolutized and lead to completion the project of providential oikonomia.

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Agamben’s answer – or at least the answer he finds in theology – is: Paperbackpages. Contents 1 The Two Paradigms. Agamben, firstly, legitimately questions and criticizes Barth’s tendency to “aestheticize” kingdoom theologically p. Nov 30, Nalanda Buatong rated it really liked it. Taylor and Francis shall not be liable for any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses, damages, and other liabilities whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with, in relation to or arising out of the use of the Content.


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This is some achievement. In fact, I imagine that if by some freak accident, all our sources regarding ancient and medieval theology were somehow lost to fire, one could, with a bit of extrapolation, reconstruct it all again just using Agamben’s corpus of works.

In the early centuries of the Church, in order to reconcile monotheism with God’s threefold nature, the doctrine of Trinity was kinbdom in the guise of an economy of divine life. Oct 24, Errol Orhan rated it really liked it. Without making reference to this intellectual decapitation, which could stand for kingcom myriad successful analyses of the immanence of power, Agamben supplies us with a range of examples that support the image of a mutilated, useless and absent king.

The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government by Giorgio Agamben

Agamben shows that, when combined with the idea of providence, this theological-economic paradigm unexpectedly lies at the origin of many of the most important categories of modern politics, from the democratic theory of the division of powers to the strategic doctrine of collateral damage, from the invisible hand of Smith’s liberalism to ideas of order and security.

In theological history, the discussion relating God in himself to God in time and history have been, of course, a fundamental and vexing question. The analysis is super interesting, providing insights on political theology in general, the way it is applied by Schmitt and the gkory it is applied by Peterson.

Be the first to ask a question about The Aagmben and the Glory. Mat Chiappe rated it really liked it Sep 12, In this sense, for Agamben, the notions of secularization and sacralization describe the movements of signatures between sacred and profane and vice versa.



Agamben’s greatest contribution with this book is probably that it unravels the history of the term ‘economy’. It’s a wonderfully provocative thesis which ought to be read to be believed, if only for all the incredible pit stops of erudition along the way one does wonder though where the Holy Spirit is in all this, the third figure of the trinity which Agamben only pretty much mentions in passing.

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The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Furthermore, it deals in great detail with theology, angelology and providence.

Wer an “Homo sacer” und “Ausnahmezustand” verzweifelt ist, dem kann von “Herrschaft und Herrlichkeit” nur abgeraten werden. Trivia About The Kingdom and t His attempts through the project to leave us with a history and new kingdomm tools for understanding power in the west, often end, no matter how grand and epic the scope of each book, with more questions, with aporias. These theses concern political power first as an articulation of sovereign reign and economic government and, secondly, as constituted by acclamations and glorification.

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