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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But this relative precariousness matters less than the decisive possibility of a
viewpoint from which the immanent elements are perceived from the outside as
objects . In the end , we perceive each appearance – subject ( ourselves ) ,
contagion that which it comes close to , that the beneficent spirits are mediators
between the profane world and the unleashing of divine forces – and seem less
sacred in comparison with the dark deities . This early shift sets the stage for a ...
1 , in excluding violence by violence ( and he is less so than the excluded
violence , which is the necessary mediation of his divinity ) , but he is divine only
insofar as he opposes reason and the good ; and if he is a pure rational morality ,