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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 173–195.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Dora Osborne Abstract Christian Petzold’s Phoenix (2014) is set in the immediate aftermath of World War II but dedicated to Fritz Bauer, the man credited with initiating the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials almost two decades later. In light of other recent films about Bauer, this article argues...
Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 5. Christian Boltanski, The 62 Members of the Mickey Mouse Club in 1955 (the children’s favorite photographs) , 1972. 60 black-and-white photographs, metal frames, 12 × 8 7/8 in. (30.5 × 22.5 cm) each; 137 13/16 × 63 in. (350 × 160 cm) installation. Installation Beautiful People , Fries More
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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...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and Blumenberg, I suggest in my article a reading of the debate that exposes how they use each other's argument to sharpen their distinctive evaluation of modernity and its relation to Christian theology. These two arguments and their unique dynamic transcend the common ways of either defending or criticizing...
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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. Copyright © 2019...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of recognition in its equality. The significance of Antigone's burial ritual is to be seen in light of Hegel's relationship with his sister, Christiane. The ritual elevates the harmony between the two sexes not found in the family or civil society. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 This content...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
... that 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 (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 115–135.
Published: 01 August 2015
... by Christian Boltanski, Shimon Attie, Arwed Messmer, and Lars Ramberg interrogate the dynamics of urban memory, viewing acts of memory as technologies in themselves. These works undermine “touristic itineraries” predicated on conventional engagements with urban space and time, enabling an encounter...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the primary ideological motivations behind the Christian Democratic Union, whose leaders, voters, and ministers of labor were predominantly Catholic. Some version of this narrative can be traced throughout Europe. This article focuses on the Rhineland, the center of social Catholic thinking in Germany...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., it is a structural force in the history of Western thought that returns in Jewish, Christian, and even secular phenomena. Nonetheless, for both scholars, messianism was a paradoxical, anarchic, apocalyptic, and revolutionary phenomenon best understood from the perspective of heresy. Focusing on the role of heresy...
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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 (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 195–214.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of a 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 (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 139–169.
Published: 01 August 2008
... production of post-Wende Berlin novels. Friedrich Christian Delius's Die Flatterzunge (1999), Günter Grass's Ein weites Feld (1995), Wladimir Kaminer's Schönhauser Allee (2001), and Tanja Dückers's Spielzone (1999) respond and contribute to the history and memory debates that renegotiated the memory...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 7–33.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of an analogy between the divine and the human realms, the foundation of modern immanentist theology of the secular. Using a rich patristic material, Peterson showed that Schmitt's arguments would founder on the orthodox Christian dogma of the Trinity and that any political establishment on earth is rendered...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and philosophy, rejection of anthropomorphism, and adherence to a religious law based in ethics. In doing so, European Jews aligned Islam with Judaism in opposition to Christianity. Jewish historians contrasted the tolerance afforded Jews in Muslim Spain to the sufferings of Jews in medieval Chris- tian...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 31–63.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in Heidegger’s philosophy. More specifically, Strauss’s engagement with Heidegger is bound up with the former’s critical attitude toward Christianity and what he took to be its detrimental impact on (political) philosophy and religion. To illustrate this, I focus on a single motif that Strauss evoked several...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 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 stressed in his time...
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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 (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2014
... sociologists,2 while historians have subjected it to long-standing criti- cism as poorly differentiated, using instead such terms as de-Christianization and modernization.3 However, in art history, literature, the history of ideas, and other humanities disciplines, the term still plays an important role.4...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 35–56.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Christiane Frey This essay attempts a rather minimalistic reconstruction of different understandings of the notion of calling ( klēsis , vocatio , Beruf ) from Paul to Giorgio Agamben in an effort to better understand and more accurately gauge Agamben's reading of Paul's Letter to the Romans...