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Healing Deconstruction: Postmodern Thought in Buddhism and Christianity

Loy, David, ed.

Description

This collection reflects the confluence of two contemporary developments: the Buddhist-Christian dialogue and the deconstruction theory of Jacques Derrida. The five essays in this book both explore and demonstrate the relationship between postmodernism and Buddhist-Christian thought. The liberating and healing potential of de-essentialized concepts and images, language, bodies, and symbols are revealed throughout. Included are essays by Roger Corless, David Loy, Philippa Berry, Morny Joy, and Robert Magliola.

Additional Information

  • Paperback
  • 120 Pages
  • Published: January 1996
  • ISBN: 0788501224
  • Series: Reflection & Theory in the Study of Religion

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