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By Christopher Craig Brittain

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno (1903-1969), the German sociologist and thinker was once one of many highbrow leaders of the post-war Frankfurt tuition. This publication offers and analyzes Adorno's writings on theology and faith in a transparent and obtainable demeanour. it really is detailed at higher point undergraduate and postgraduate scholars, and won't presuppose any familiarity with Adorno. The e-book incorporates a normal creation to Adorno's proposal, and examines his courting with the paintings of Walter Benjamin and Jewish theology, his disagreement with clinical positivism (Karl Popper), and his feedback of the "Culture undefined" and beliefs. All of those subject matters are explored with consciousness to how they interact with modern debates inside of theology. this can be comprehensive through bringing Adorno's paintings into discussion with significant issues and authors. the amount concludes by means of highlighting a frequently overlooked element of Adorno's writing - his philosophy of track - and the way this aesthetic appreciation of the chic informs modern theological reflection.

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