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Heidegger's Eschatology: Theological Horizons in Martin Heidegger's Early Work

Judith Wolfe

Abstract

Heidegger’s Eschatology is a ground-breaking account of Heidegger’s early engagement with theology, from his beginnings as an anti-Modernist Catholic to his turn towards an undogmatic Protestantism and finally to a resolutely a-theistic philosophical method. The book centres on Heidegger’s developing commitment to an eschatological vision, derived from theological sources but reshaped into a central resource for the development of an atheistic phenomenological account of human existence. This vision originated in Heidegger’s attempt, in the late 1910s, to formulate a phenomenology of religious ... More

Keywords: eschatology, phenomenology, eschatological epistemology, being-unto-death, Heidegger, Overbeck, Kierkegaard, Barth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199680511
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680511.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judith Wolfe, author
Tutor in Theology at St John's College in the University of Oxford

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