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Author: John Milbank
ISBN13: 978-1556359156
Title: The Legend of Death: Two Poetic Sequences
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Publisher: Wipf & Stock Pub (August 31, 2008)
Pages: 192

The Legend of Death: Two Poetic Sequences by John Milbank



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The Legend of Death is John's second published book of poetry, that I know of, his first being The Mercurial Wood (which I haven't read, yet). What readers may be unaware of, however, is that John is a poet himself. The Legend of Death is John's second published book of poetry, that I know of,.

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It in every way exceeds itself by pointing above its horizontal surface towards vertical transcendence. However, it can never leave itself behind and always carries itself with itself in every ascent. Poetry attends to the resultant human diagonal. from the preface to the first sequence, On the Diagonal: Metaphysical Landscapes.

Milbank previously taught at the University of Virginia and before that at the University of Cambridge and the University of Lancaster. He is also chairman of the trustees of the ResPublica think tank. Milbank is known as the founder of the movement known as radical orthodoxy, which has attracted international attention in both religion and politics. The Legend of Death: Two Poetic Sequences, 2008 –. (ISBN 978-1-55635-915-6). The Monstrosity of Christ: Paradox or Dialectic?, With Slavoj Žižek and Creston Davis, 2009 –.

John Milbank's new book of poetry offers us a greatly extended and ambitious structure, concerned with humanity's largest concepts across history and ideology as witnessed at their particular localites, as it were their homes in the landscape. I'm particularly glad that he has in this new venture maintained his sense of poetry as the proper vehicle of such vision, without letting it inflate.

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The eminent Christian theologian John Milbank is best known as a founder of "radical orthodoxy"- a movement critical of modern secularism-and as the occasional sparring partner of the atheist-provocateur philosopher Slavoj Zizek. Milbank, however, also writes poetry, and, rather like Shakespeare's poet who glances "from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven," Milbank keeps one eye on the natural world and the other on transcendence.

It would be churlish not to acknowledge its provocation and brilliance. Features a substantial new introduction by Milbank, clarifying the theoretical basis for his work. Publisher: WileyReleased: Apr 15, 2008ISBN: 9780470693315Format: book. carousel previous carousel next. The Legend of Death: Two Poetic Sequences. A Theology of Nonsense.

The Earth's thin crust of organic matter and the still thinner crust of the spirit is the most concentrated, the most suggestive part of the cosmos. It in every way exceeds itself by pointing above its horizontal surface towards vertical transcendence. However, it can never leave itself behind and always carries itself with itself in every ascent. Poetry attends to the resultant human diagonal. --from the preface to the first sequence, "On the Diagonal: Metaphysical Landscapes"