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Life Outside Life: The Politics of Immortality, 1914-1945


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Title: Life Outside Life: The Politics of Immortality, 1914-1945
Authors: Björk, Mårten
E-mail: marten.bjork@lir.gu.se
martenbjork80@gmail.com
Issue Date: 17-Aug-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2018-09-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 september 2018, kl. 13.00. Sal T 307, Olof Wijksgatan 6, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Theology
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Avhandlingar framlagda vid Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
53
Keywords: Karl Barth
Oskar Goldberg
Erik Peterson
Franz Rosenzweig
Biopolitics
Biocentrism
Christianity
Eschatology
Eternal life
History of Theology
Immortality
Intellectual History
Judaism
Monistic Century
Philosophy
Political Ideologies
Political Theology
Religion and Politics
Resurrection
Religion
Twentieth-Century Germany
Abstract: Between 1914 and 1945 a discussion took place amongst Christian and Jewish theologians and philosophers on the possibility of immortality and eternal life. The discussion had profound political and metaphysical implications and involved ‘secular’ questions that still haunt contemporary debates on the meaning and origin of life: what is human life and life in general? Where might one locate the border between death and life, and what does it mean to die? Among the participants to this discussion ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-083-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56644
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

 

 

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