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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... no longer exists . When an element escapes its demands , v what remains is
not an entity that suffers bereavement ; all at once that entity , the real order , has
completely dissipated . W There is no more question of it and what death brings
... is futile , since consciousness of intimacy is possible only at a level where
consciousness is no longer an operation whose outcome implies duration , that is
, at the level where clarity , which is the effect of the operation , is no longer given
But man of the dualistic conception is opposite to archaic man in that there is no
longer any intimacy between him and this world . This world is in fact immanent to
him but this is insofar as he is no longer characterized by intimacy , insofar as ...