By Ramona Fotiade
This booklet examines a couple of landmark shifts in our account of the connection among human and divine life, as mirrored throughout the belief of time and corporeal adventure. Drawing jointly the superior students within the box, this ebook offers a consultant cross-section of influential tendencies within the philosophy of faith (e.g. phenomenology, existential suggestion, Biblical hermeneutics, deconstruction) that experience formed our knowing of the physique in its profane and sacred dimensions as website of conflicting discourses on presence and shortage, subjectivity and the dying of the topic, mortality, resurrection and everlasting existence.
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P. 710. , p. 119. 10 Cf. Michel Henry, C’est moi la vérité (Paris: Seuil, 1996), p. 92. 8 9 Embodiment 26 on a train and you look at the scenery, you do not look at the window. 11 Except that, just as his evaluation of world’s appearing and its auto-disappearing led Henry to the idea of another appearing whose essence would instead be to reveal itself, it is in an auto-appearing of language – in a language which says itself and speaks only of itself, in a word, Henry writes in an allusion to Levinas, ‘in which occurs the inviolable identity of the word and what it says to us of the saying and the said’12 – that the responses to the auto-disappearing of the language of the world can be sought.
On the other hand, it speaks of the same thing. Ms A 35-19-26159 [In different colour than the rest of the note:] Discovery [of] finitude. The phenomenology of the flesh, forced to trace itself back to Life, the absolute Life, was already a phenomenology of the Incarnation. […] And this ascent explains, discovers finitude. Ms A 35-19-26160 Passivity of the flesh – just as that of the body. To distinguish them, before [the] unity of creation = global sense of passivity Join [the] theme [of] passivity [to the] theme of creation/generation.
And this explains at the same time, the difference between man and God, between our flesh and the Word. * [In the margin in a different colour:] The conclusive analysis is thus founded … ** [In the margin in a different colour:] Cf. John’s two propositions. Ms A 35-14-26058 Phenomenology of Life There is an unprecedented reversal of the phenomenology in the Phenomenology of Life – no longer a process of reflection to reveal the importance of the transcendental life; […] the recognition of life’s self-revelation […] does not place 12 Nota bene: for the edition of these notes, additions between square brackets () indicate an addition or suggestion of the editors, ellipses in square brackets ([…]) the editors’ cut.