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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The animal has lost its status as man ' s fellow creature , and man , perceiving the
animality in himself , regards it as a defect . There is undoubtedly a measure of
falsity in the fact of regarding the animal as a thing . An animal exists for itself and
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 ...
In any case , one cannot posit divine intimacy unless it is in the particular , without
delay , as the possibility of an immanence of the divine and of man . But the
positing of divine immanence in the negation of the value of works completes the