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God Being NothingToward a Theogony$
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Ray L. Hart

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226359625

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226359762.001.0001

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An Imperfect Overview

An Imperfect Overview

(p.1) An Imperfect Overview
God Being Nothing

Ray L. Hart

University of Chicago Press

All orthodoxies require doctrinal closure. This overview argues that theological thinking cannot in principle reach closure when the subjects of theophany are unfinished, when God god self is unfinished, and when theophany itself is “new creation.” It closes with reflections on how Wallace Stevens’s poem “The Man with the Blue Guitar” expresses this active relationality within an essentially unfinished reality.

Keywords:   speculative theology, doctrinal closure, unfinished God, Blue Guitar

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