The Resource Opus Dei : an archaeology of duty, Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Adam Kotsko, (electronic resource/)

Opus Dei : an archaeology of duty, Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Adam Kotsko, (electronic resource/)

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Opus Dei : an archaeology of duty
Title
Opus Dei
Title remainder
an archaeology of duty
Statement of responsibility
Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Adam Kotsko
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Contributor
Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
In this follow-up to The Kingdom and the Glory and The Highest Poverty, Agamben investigates the roots of our moral concept of duty in the theory and practice of Christian liturgy. Beginning with the New Testament and working through to late scholasticism and modern papal encyclicals, Agamben traces the Churchs attempts to repeat Christs unrepeatable sacrifice. Crucial here is the paradoxical figure of the priest, who becomes more and more a pure instrument of Gods power, so that his own motives and character are entirely indifferent as long as he carries out his priestly
Member of
Dewey number
264/.02
Index
no index present
LC call number
BV176.3
LC item number
.A4313 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Meridian : crossing aesthetics
Label
Opus Dei : an archaeology of duty, Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Adam Kotsko, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=713473
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Publication
Note
Originally published in Italian under the title Opus Dei. Archaeologia dellufficio
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-140)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liturgy and politics -- From mystery to effect -- A genealogy of office -- The two ontologies, or, How duty entered into ethics
Control code
ocn859880655
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unknown
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1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Opus Dei : an archaeology of duty, Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Adam Kotsko, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=713473
Publication
Note
Originally published in Italian under the title Opus Dei. Archaeologia dellufficio
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-140)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liturgy and politics -- From mystery to effect -- A genealogy of office -- The two ontologies, or, How duty entered into ethics
Control code
ocn859880655
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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