Heidegger and Theology

2015.11.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Judith Wolfe, Heidegger and Theology, Bloomsbury, 2014, 242pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780567033765. Reviewed by Matthew C.
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2015.11.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Judith Wolfe, Heidegger and Theology, Bloomsbury, 2014, 242pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780567033765. Reviewed by Matthew C. Halteman, Calvin College In advising students on navigating the wilds of Heidegger scholarship, I provisionally characterize the field as encompassing work that falls at various places along four main spectra. There's the archival/conceptual spectrum, which spans the divide between mining raw materials from unpublished manuscripts and constructing and defending theories of, say, non-mentalistic intentionality or authenticity. There's the booster/detractor spectrum, stretched taut between Heidegger's faithful acolytes on one side and his virulent critics on the other. There's the historical/contemporary spectrum, which unfolds between explaining what mattered to Heidegger and his interlocutors, on one hand, and adapting their problems, methods, and insights to present-day concerns on the. . .

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