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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Stathis Gourgouris This is a meditation on the assertion by Cornelius Castoriadis that “every religion is idolatry.” Idolatry here is configured beyond the conventional understanding of the idol as a concrete object of worship which works within the logic of representation. In monotheism, even the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., cap- sular statement in Cornelius Castoriadis—“Every religion is idolatry”—and argues that “idolatry,” which all monotheisms seek to relegate to the space of illusion, is what they all in fact share. Abbas’s wide-ranging­ essay takes as its concern the recent schol- arly reinvention of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 243–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Political Science at San Francisco State University. He is the author most recently of The Misinterpellated Subject (Duke University Press, 2017). He is also the author of a trilogy of books on Walter Benjamin: Textual Conspiracies: Walter Benjamin, Idolatry and Political Theory (2011), Divine...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in this respect study- ing seems inseparable from an idolatry of youth. The student is by defini- tion young. Studying is a stage of life that exists in regard to a “later.” One can have a good time—the so‑called uni-e­ xperience—and live it up until it ends, or one can diligently prepare for...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 135–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Graham- supporter Henry Luce, in his Life editorials, were asking for a spiritual affir- mation of postwar America. Early in the cold war, Graham showered invec- tive on American idolatry and vice—its materialism, mass entertainment, mass media, psychoanalytic therapy, university intellectuals...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2007
... balance the question of what and who can be trusted, if one is to live in a fully conscious way. In historical research we return again and again to this problem of the persistence of idolatry, with its falsely fixed reassurances seeking to comfort the mind in a world of uncertain...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... also expiates” (1996: 250). Thus, not only Korah but his sin of idolatry is erased, as if it had never existed. To read educative power as being part of divine violence would seem to go against much of what Benjamin argues more generally in that essay; to suggest that human beings could...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2018
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boundary 2 (1 February 2001) 28 (1): 19–73.
Published: 01 February 2001
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 5–28.
Published: 01 August 2010
... young in that period after the error of idolatry: but it ultimately refers to Christ. For Isaac too was a type of Christ because he himself carried the wood for his own future death. Matthew’s translation, like Jerome’s commentary, performs a Christianizing...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., no. 3 (August 1990): 380–81. 232 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 tantamount to heresy, by following a strict veterotestamentarian definition of idolatry, they might as well have been exhibiting an “improper reading practice.” The champion of the iconophile side, John of Damascus (writing from his...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 151–167.
Published: 01 August 2012
... that way were great and led to the English Revolution and the beheading of Charles I. If God is really the head of my political group, then it is idolatry to put a man up in God’s place. Right? Of course! At the founding moments of the American republic, there was in England and in the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 127–166.
Published: 01 February 2010
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Rights Record of the United States in 2007,” March 13, 2008, available at httpwww.gov.cn/ misc/2008–03/13/content_918785.htm. . Michael Ignatieff, Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2001), 68. . This was the title of the symposium for...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
... demandsbecause it was demonstrated that this was an infallible means, and the only one that there was, to inspire in the Africans the worship of the true God, to take them away from idolatry, and to preserve them unto death in the Christian religion that they would be made to embrace...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 133–158.
Published: 01 August 2009
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Setting aside the genius mythos as idolatry, we can iden- tify these approaches: the pragmatic, the formalist, the social, the psycho- analytic, and the phenomenological. I have already introduced the prag- matic approach of, say, Doran and Shiff. I will briefly characterize the others before turning...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 67–105.
Published: 01 August 2003