Theory of Religion
Zone Books, 1989 - 126 páginas
Theory of Religion brings to philosophy what Georges Bataille's earlier book The Accursed Share brought to anthropology and history, namely, an analysis based on notions of excess and expenditure. No other work of Bataille's, and perhaps no other work anywhere since Weber's Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, has managed to draw so incisively the links between man's religious and economic activities.
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In the manipulation of objects and , generally , in relations with objects , or with
subjects regarded as objects , there appear , in forms that are implicit but linked
to the profane world , the principles of reason and morality . The sacred is itself ...
As far as possible , I have tried to present the foregoing logical movement in the
form it would have in the final state of consciousness , that is , detached from an
elaboration of its historical or ethnographic forms . For this reason , I have ...
Forms that I have presented as being integral with one another may have
developed at times one after the other . Moreover , I have had to articulate the
stages of a movement as if there were a discontinuity , whereas continuity is the
rule and ...