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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... 2015 Christian democracy religion political economy Weimar Cold War Catholicism and the Economy of Miracles in West Germany, 1920–1960 James Chappel And so, with Leo’s Encyclical pointing the way and furnishing...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 145–168.
Published: 01 November 2015
... relies on evolution and innovative technological solu- tions to problems that emerge within a discursive process of negotiation. On 25. On the term crisis in general, see Rudolf Vierhaus, “Zum Problem historischer Krisen,” in Historische Prozesse, ed. Karl-Georg Faber and Christian Meier (Munich...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... University Press, forthcoming); on Catholic religious thinking, see Samuel Moyn, Christian Human Rights (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015), as well as Giuliana Chamedes, “Pope Pius XII, Rights Talk, and the Dawn of the Religious Cold War,” in Religion and Human Rights, ed. Devin...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... commons beyond the ideologies of Christian humanism and social democracy, yet it enfolded Africans into a European narrative of development that left no room for cultural landscapes created by customary tenure and vernacular ecologies. © 2016 by New German Critique, Inc. 2016 Bernhard Grzimek...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
...John Brenkman Just as Jürgen Habermas's dialogue with Cardinal Ratzinger shifted critical theory's stance toward religion, the dialogue between Gianni Vattimo and René Girard reveals tensions within philosophy's critical appropriations of Christianity. Vattimo draws on Heidegger and hermeneutics to...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2019
... suggests. The debate should be seen as an unresolved dispute between incompatible philosophical positions, in which Löwith represents a “Stoic retreat” from modernity and Christianity and Blumenberg a modest defense of modernity against the metaphysical burden of its Christian past. The cultural...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
... political anti-Semitism that he distinguishes not only from premodern Christian anti-Judaism but also from nineteenth-century racialist discourse. Under National Socialism, anti-Semitism was transformed from an attitude, based on personal convictions, to an “institution of Nazi statesmanship.” For Pollock...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
... beginning and construct an entirely new form of human society. This new beginning represents a rebellion against the Platonic-Christian-Marxist sense of knowing as making secure and of the slavish morality of palliating the cycle of human suffering by envisioning an end—an eschaton—to history. This attempt...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
... deployed in polit- ical debates. These included respect for human rights and the free development of individuals, popular sovereignty, the separation of powers, the rule of law, 1. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and the ruling Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union were more committed to...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
... political-theological tradition of the twentieth century, and the inspiration given to it by Jacob Taubes, who himself transcended the differences between the Christian sacred history and Jewish messianism.”7 However, the tradition Agamben relies on avoids a one-dimensional view of democracy...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 69–90.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Stephen Brockmann This article examines continuities between East German literary and filmic cultures in the late 1940s and 1950s and the Weimar Republic. The postwar account of Weimar history and the collapse of German democracy featured a heroic Communist Party and the concept of a genetic...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 117–149.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Christian Democratic Union (CDU) or the Free Democratic Party. Social democracy’s new program should have offered voters a real alternative. Instead, it renounced the working class and even welcomed a free market economy. Any success by the so-called party of democratic socialism, Abendroth seemed almost to...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... indebted to Christianity, has also long influenced secular thinking about law and politics. Furthermore, Marxists of one stripe or another played a critical role in the anti-Nazi resistance. Thus thinking about the relationship between anti-Nazi resistance and natural law requires considering...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Schmitt, and theology did not support the notion of a modern cae- sura. Geréby concludes that “few critics of Schmitt are in a position to call political theology a heresy, as Peterson did.” Christiane Frey examines Agamben’s recent reading of Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Frey shows how Agamben...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
... familiar Grecophile and modernist Arendts, there is also a “medievalist” Arendt who attributed polit- ical or quasi-political functions to the Christian church, ones that alone explain the persistence of some of the very religious fi gures of thought in the modern political imaginary that Schmitt had...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... James Chappel charts an intellectual genealogy of the Christian Demo- cratic Union (CDU), the political party that led the government of West Ger- many continuously for the first two decades after its founding in 1949. He focuses in particular on the continuity between Catholic social and economic...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
...- ganda during World War II and the Holocaust.10 Yet were Horkheimer and Adorno correct when they wrote that “the reflective aspect of Christianity, the intellectualization of magic, is the root of all evil”?11 Why did they not state the obvious in that chapter, namely, that the Nazis drew on...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 109–131.
Published: 01 November 2009
...” discourse is meant to solve. © 2009 by New German Critique, Inc. 2009 Enlightenment as Religion William Rasch “Jesus is the Christ.” With this every Christian can agree; thus, in his Levia- than, Thomas Hobbes insists that this be the single article...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Reich. Written at known risk to Haecker’s safety, his journals are among the most challenging examples of anti-Nazi Christian writing undertaken in Germany during World War II. For Haecker, who had used the term Wortgeschöpf (word creature) to describe the human person as a verbal being created...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 163–200.
Published: 01 August 2017
...: mass conver- sion of Germans to Islam and the establishment of an Islamic state. More allegory than solution, Marcus’s essay “The Message of the Holy Prophet Muhammad to Europe” is an imaginary dialogue between two old friends—a Christian European and a Muslim long resident in Europe.1 Holding...