The Fragile Absolute: Or, Why Is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting For? (The Essential Zizek)

The Fragile Absolute: Or, Why Is the Christian Legacy Worth Fighting For? (The Essential Zizek)

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Slavoj Zizek
  • Publish Date: 2009-01-05


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One of the signal features of our era is the re-emergence of the ‘sacred’ in all its different guises, from New Age paganism to the emerging religious sensitivity within cultural and political theory.

The wager of Žižek’s The Fragile Absolute – published here with a new preface by the author – is that Christianity and Marxism can fight together against the contemporary onslought of vapid spiritualism. The revolutionary core of the Christian legacy is too precious to be left to the fundamentalists.

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