Taking the Wager of/on Love

James H. Olthuis

in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230457
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235223 | DOI:

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Taking the Wager of/on Love

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This chapter presents connections between the works of Merold Westphal and Luce Irigaray about the “way of love” and wisdom in postmodern Christian philosophy. It reveals that love is a gift or calling that needs to be heard and heeded to be experienced as an invigorating blessing.

Keywords: love; sacrament; Christian philosophy; blessings; wisdom; Merold Westphal; Luce Irigaray

Chapter.  5707 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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