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The Feast of Fools

A Theological Essay on Festivity and Fantasy

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ISBN 9780674285002

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

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  • Overture
  • Introduction
  • Part One
    • 1. Festivity: The Ingredients
    • 2. Festivity and the Death of God
      • The Demise of Deity
      • The Immolation of the Past
      • God and Festivity
    • 3. A Dance Before the Lord
  • Part Two
    • 4. Fantasy: The Ingredients
    • 5. Fantasy and Religion
      • Fantasy and Myth
      • Fantasy and Ritual
      • Fantasy and Christianity
    • 6. Fantasy and Utopia
      • Political Vision
      • Religion and Political Fantasy
      • The Church as Experimental Community
  • Part Three
    • 7. Mystics and Militants
    • 8. Beyond Radical Theology
      • Radical Theology
      • Theology of Hope
    • 9. A Theology of Juxtaposition
    • 10. Christ the Harlequin
      • Faith as Play
      • Christianity as Comedy
  • Coda
  • Appendix: Some Relevant Theological Currents
  • Notes
  • Index of Names

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