21._Saint_Paul_2 - 5. Nietzsche as Pauls rival:...

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Neither Jewish nor Greek discourse can be universal because one is the exception to the other. Both are tied to a law, the discourse of the father, mastery. (42) Discourse of the son deposes mastery. (42) Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism (pp. 40-74) 1. Regimes of discourse (41-42 and passim) a. Jewish—prophet—to demand—signs— exception (transcendence beyond totality) b. Greek—philosopher (wise man)—to question—logos (reason)—totality (cosmos) c. Christian—apostle (subject)—to declare (a truth)—event—acosmic and illegal grace (44-46) i. Folly, scandal, weakness against reason, order, power (47) d. Mystical—glorified subject—miracle (unaddressed discourse, not universal) (50-53) 2. Division of the subject: spirit and flesh / life and death (55) 3. Vanity of places (56) a. Real = refuse of every place b. Indifference to ethnic or cultural differences (57) 4. God’s co-workers—equality of the universal (60)
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Nietzsche as Pauls rival: self-legitimating subject, grand history (the theory of the break), and the Overman (beyond slavery and resentment) (61) a. Christ as rebel against privilege (62see Pasolinis Gospel According to Saint Matthew ) 6. Law vs. Grace: not but (63) a. Universal lies in division between law and grace, common sense and truth. (64) b. Implication: no grace without law, no truth without common sense? (pm) i. Antidialectical (66): one does not negate or sublate the other. ii. Body and soul indiscernible (68) 7. Christs deathimmanent to site (70) a. Element of the situation of being in the worldthe word made flesh (pm) 8. Resurrection = event that mobilizes the site (Ibid.) a. No identity between son and father (74) b. Every resurrection is a filiation of sons and daughters (?)...
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