Misa negra. La religión apocalíptica y la muerte de la utopía

Misa negra. La religión apocalíptica y la muerte de la utopía - John Gray - Sexto Piso
Publisher name: 
Sexto Piso
Year of publication: 
2017
Pages: 
344
Book size:
15x23cm
Weight: 544.3 g
Binding: 
Rustic

With his characteristic style, as clear and lucid as suggestive and provocative, John Gray points to the extent to which the Western concept of progress and his linear vision of time and history are indebted to Christianity, however much in recent centuries have been wanted to invest with the privilege of the rational, the scientific. All revolutionary thought, utopian, has been deeply marked by the apocalyptic thought of primitive and medieval Christianity, which was summed up in waiting for the last days and the arrival of a saving event that brought revelation. And, at least since the French Terror, the revolutionary movements (whether they were the Russian anarchists, Bolshevism, Nazism ...) were almost always accompanied by a Jacobin furor: to bring the new kingdom had to be destroyed to its foundations the old world and annihilate all those who opposed the new order. Thus, accor...read more

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Book: Misa negra. La religión apocalíptica y la muerte de la utopía

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