DescriptionIn this engaging book, Gianni Vattimo explores the theme of faith and religion which underlies much of his work.
Return and philosophy.
Christian inheritance and nihilism.
Incarnation and secularization.
Beyond the violence of metaphysics.
Secularization: a purified faith?.
Christianity and modernity.
Demythification against paradox: the meaning of kenosis.
Demythification of morality.
Demythification of dogmas.
Secularization: the limit of charity.
The substance of faith.
The moral question.
To return where?.
A reduced faith.
Secularization versus tragic thought.
Reason and the leap.
What a pity!.
* Explores in depth the themes of faith and religion, bringing Vattimo's distinctive philsophical perspective to bear on these subjects.
* Discusses the intersections between Christianity and nihilism, and the idea that secularization stems from a Christian impulse.