Written in response to John Caputo's The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida, this work gathers together cutting-edge theologians and philosophers to examine the relationship between Derridan deconstruction and religion. Containing a lengthy counter-response by Caputo, as well as an interview, Religion With/Out Religion will be required reading for all those involved in contemporary theological debate.
James H. Olthuis is Professor of Philosophical Theology at the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto, and a psychotherapist in private practice. His publications include The Beautiful Risk: A New Psychology of Loving and Being Loved; Knowledge Otherwise: Philosophy at the Threshold of Spirituality; and Facts, Values and other Ethics: A Confrontation with Twentieth Century British Moral Philosophy.
'Lively, always interesting and often impressive collection ... gives a good idea of the current state of play in the debate between deconstruction and theology.' - Critical and Cultural Theory