Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 44, No 3 (2015)

Disruptive Narratives of Jesus: Feuerbach and Ricoeur in Dialogue

Catherine Caufield
Issued Date: 7 Sep 2015


An exploration of ideas of Jesus expressed in five works of narrative fiction: Nikos Kazantazkis’s The Last Temptation of Christ, Vicente Leñero’s Gospel According to Lucas Gavilán, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ, by José Saramago, “The grand Inquisitor” in Fyodor Dostoyevski’s The Brothers Karamazov, and D.H. Lawrence’s short story “The man who died.” This exploration is conducted in dialogue with Feuerbachian perspectives, to which the voices of the hermeneuts Ricoeur and Valdés are brought into conversation regarding diverse ways that meaning is incarnated.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v44i3.27732


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