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God : an itinerary

Author: Régis Debray
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"God: An Itinerary takes the reader from the invention of a God for nomadic cattle herders to a world dominated by God's own moralizing 'cowboys'. In so doing, it links the history of the Everlasting with the history of the West, illuminating both in the process, and throwing light on contemporary civilization itself."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Régis Debray
ISBN: 1859845894 9781859845899
OCLC Number: 53986981
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A reader's guide --
An endpoint called origin --
High atop the dune --
Alphabetical liftoff --
Portable yet homebound --
One for all --
The mediating body --
Salve Regina --
The last flame --
Parricidal Christ --
Every man for himself --
The eternity of the eternal.
Other Titles: Dieu, un itinéraire.
Responsibility: Régis Debray ; translated by Jeffrey Mehlman.
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In this book, Debray traces the episodes of the genesis of God, his itinerary and the costs of his survival, going back from the Law to the Tablets themselves and scrutinizing Heaven at its most  Read more...

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"As Debray has read everything that one should read on this subject, trust him. If you have forgotten the origins of the Tower of Babel, if you don't remember the travels of St. Paul, or if you don't Read more...

 
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