Deleuze and the Naming of God: Postsecularism and the Future of Immanence

2014.08.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel Colucciello Barber, Deleuze and the Naming of God: Postsecularism and the Future of Immanence, Edinburgh University Press,
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2014.08.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel Colucciello Barber, Deleuze and the Naming of God: Postsecularism and the Future of Immanence, Edinburgh University Press, 2014, 220pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780748686360. Reviewed by Joshua Ramey, Grinnell College Over the last decade there has been an explosion of scholarship on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Unfortunately much of this work amounts to attempts simply to deploy or apply Deleuze's concepts to various fields, rather than to test where Deleuze's thoughts may still remain unfinished or even in need of substantial emendation. Contrasting with this recent glut of sometimes thoughtless orthodoxy, Daniel Colucciello Barber's book is an incisive return to core concepts in Deleuze's thought in order to interrogate and re-express them differently. Anyone not working in contemporary continental philosophy of religion may be surprised or bemused by references to "the naming of God" and to. . .

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