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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 31–63.
Published: 01 November 2021
... testimony, that in his early years Strauss was obsessed “with two questions: one, the question of God; and two, the question of politics,” stands true with respect to Strauss’s mature thinking as well. 4 How, then, does Strauss’s intense concern with religion and revelation relate to his persistent...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 1–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... essay contributes to an understanding of Scholem's overall engagement with the topics of revelation, destruction, and redemption. The writings of Walter Benjamin, Martin Buber, Fritz Mauthner, and Franz Josef Molitor, among others, contribute to an understanding of Scholem's linguistic ideas presented...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 27–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Louis P. Blond This article examines Franz Rosenzweig's concept of homelessness in relation to his philosophical system. For Rosenzweig, revelation is an event that gifts subjectivity to human beings and also breaks ties with the ancient cosmos, producing homelessness in creation. I argue...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 67–97.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of California Press, 2003), which examines Rosenzweig’s and Heidegger’s attempts to place revelation in the world. For an overview of the debates, see Vincent McCarthy, “Martin Heidegger: Kierke­ gaard’s Influence Hidden and in Full View,” in Kierkegaard and Existentialism, ed. Jon Stewart (Farnham...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 93–120.
Published: 01 February 2014
... used in Benjamin’s violence essay.5 Some recent commentators approach this essay as if it were a sacred text that contains an almost inaccessible revelation, which the critic must try to make manifest.6 In reality, the meanings attributed to the essay are often arbitrary and artificial...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 49–75.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., frozen and mute. 21 This “pagan” recognizes the validity of his own particular death and the existence of his metaethical self; however, since he lives prior to “revelation,” he lacks the possibility of self-expression through speech and action. The hero’s recognition of this ambivalent private aspect...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
... philosophy replicate—or describe more precisely—the Straussian distinction between religion and philosophy, or between a political order founded on revelation on the one hand, reason on the other. Their differ- ences hinge on the compatibility of Straussian philosophy—his ideas about natural right...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 43–64.
Published: 01 February 2013
... turbulent side of the Mittelmeer, where the soft coastal landscape associated with easeful living transformed itself into the rocky desert and the place of revelation. Mann, who had taken two trips to Palestine and Egypt to con- duct research for his Joseph novels, remarked that Southern California...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 167–196.
Published: 01 February 2019
... takes root in the asphalt, and, together with the enlightening revelations of the illuminations, one’s spirit—which is no longer one’s own—roams ceaselessly out of the night and into the night. If only it were allowed to disappear! But, like Pegasus prancing on a carousel, this spirit must run...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2015
...), how- ever, is borne by storm clouds lit up by the lightning flash of messianic time. Benjamin’s mystical conception of history seeks materialist revelation in the dialectical image, which shatters the hold of mythic history on consciousness by bringing dialectics “to a standstill.” The shock...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (2 (137)): 221–252.
Published: 01 August 2019
... little sympathy for the self-proclaimed “enlightenment” of Western liberal culture, but Jewish assimilationism is his primary concern. He wants to release the repressed memory of the ongoing trauma of YHWH’s revelation from its encystment as dogma to heal the people’s schizophrenic psyche. Perhaps...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (1 (103)): 9–25.
Published: 01 February 2008
... had occurred. In the third Catilinarian, a recurrent word encapsulates the overlap between action and revelation: “mani- fest.” Manifestus in Latin originally meant “caught in the act,” in French “pris à la main,” and later developed the meaning “clearly visible, conspicuous.”11 The event...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 33–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas between Revelation and Ethics (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005); and Hent de Vries, Minimal Theologies (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005). Stefanos Geroulanos  35 transcendental consciousness...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 75–86.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... There were the revelations of Viktor Baldin, a Soviet military engineer who picked up 362 drawings belong- ing to the Bremen Kunsthalle while he was stationed in the castle of Kranzow and later deposited in the Museum of Architecture in Moscow. There were the publications by this author and his...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 91–114.
Published: 01 November 2015
...” and “just in time” famil- iar from other studies of melodrama, but combined, for Williams, with the revelation of the innocent’s virtue and therefore underserved victimization.18 This mode, says Williams, elaborating on the work of Christine Gledhill and Peter Brooks, traffics in the victimized...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 79–93.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that charismatic leadership may not be a form of rational dom- ination. Insofar as charisma is nourished by affective, psychological, and psy- chopathological states, it does not possess, for Weber, anything edifying or sublime. Rather, it must be compared “to the kind of revelation found in the Holy Book...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 145–165.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Childhood.” Contemporary Psychoanalysis 2 , no. 3 : 36 – 40 . Kristol Irving . 1949 . “God and the Psychoanalysts: Can Freud and Religion Be Reconciled?” Commentary , November 1 . Kuriloff Emily . 2009 . “Revelations in Psychoanalytic History.” Review of George Makari...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-Political Problem (Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005). 10. Cf. John G. Gunnell, “Strauss before Straussianism: Reason, Revelation, and Nature,” Review of Politics 53 (1991): 53–74. 176 Development of Strauss’s Political Thought his general worldview and on the differences between...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to evoke fundamental suspicion—as if its very revelation is meant to endorse ontological ranking. The thrilling contingency, however, is the unique epis- temic core of early modern Western investigative research, its universal excep- Dan Diner  27...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Grass evoked the 2006 scandal that had erupted around revelations of Grass’s long- standing concealment of his membership as a teenager in the Waffen-SS. Even Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu could not resist condemning Grass’s “shameful” moral equivalence between Israel and Iran...