Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 August 2015

336 Pages | 1 b/w illustration

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823265206

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Negative Ecstasies

Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Edited by Jeremy Biles and Kent Brintnall

A Fordham University Press Publication

Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (FUP)

  • Brings the work of a major twentieth-century philosopher to bear on religious studies, especially around Bataille's emphasis on sacrifice, ritual, and so forth.
  • Bataille's work has been crucial for scholars of gender and sexuality across many fields, and the important community of scholars of religion interested in such questions will no doubt be interested in this collection.
  • The book's contributors are a formidable group of prominent senior scholars.