Monthly Archives: January 2011

Living for the Flattest Part of My Soul: Césaire and Micah 6

The Old Testament reading today was from Micah 6: “‘With what shall I come before the Lord,    and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt-offerings,    with calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased … Continue reading

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No More Transgressions: immigration and Christ’s invasion

“Subjectivity goes to the point of substitution for the Other…Subjectivity as such is initially hostage; it answers to the point of expiating for others.”  E. Levinas “Totality and Infinity pushes the respect for dissymmetry so far that it seems to … Continue reading

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