By François Laruelle,Robin Mackay
Laruelle’s Christ isn't the authoritative determine conjured via educational theology, the Apostles, or the Catholic Church. he's the embodiment of typical guy, founding father of a technological know-how of people, and the bring in of a gnostic messianism that calls forth an immanent religion. Explicitly placing quantum technology into faith, Laruelle recasts the temporality of the pass, the entombment, and the resurrection, arguing that it really is God who's sacrificed at the move so equals in religion could be born. Positioning itself opposed to orthodox faith and naive atheism alike, Christo-Fiction is a bold, heretical test that ties faith to the human event and the lived world.
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