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On the Psychotheology of Everyday LifeReflections on Freud and Rosenzweig$
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Eric L. Santner

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780226734873

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226734897.001.0001

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On the Psychotheology of Everyday Life
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Eric L. Santner

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226734897.003.0006

This chapter addresses Franz Rosenzweig's understanding of the work of redemption—the movement outward into the world on behalf of revelatory love—in the context of aesthetic artifacts whose importance to Rosenzweig, and indeed to his entire generation, is well known: the poetry of Friedrich Hölderlin. These brief remarks on poetry are warranted not only on the basis of Rosenzweig's particular relationship to Hölderlin's work and to the “Idealist” tradition to which it belongs, but also because of the crucial role played by art, poetry, and aesthetics in the Star of Redemption. This chapter comments about the status of aesthetics in the Star, the notion of the metaethical self, and how Rosenzweig correlates the central theological categories of the Judeo-Christian tradition—creation, revelation, and redemption—with aspects of the “life” of a work of art.

Keywords:   Franz Rosenzweig, redemption, revelatory love, aesthetics, poetry, Friedrich Hölderlin, art, Star of Redemption, metaethical self, revelation

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