Redeeming Nietzsche: On the Piety of Unbelief by Giles FraserRedeeming Nietzsche: On the Piety of Unbelief by Giles Fraser

Redeeming Nietzsche: On the Piety of Unbelief

byGiles FraserEditorGiles Fraser

Paperback | March 15, 2002

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Best known for having declared the death of God, Nietzsche was a thinker thoroughly absorbed in the Christian tradition in which he was born and raised. Yet while the atheist Nietzsche is well known, the pious Nietzsche is seldom recognized and rarely understood.Redeeming Nietzscheexamines the residual theologian in the most vociferous of atheists.
Giles Fraser demonstrates that although Nietzsche rejected God, he remained obsessed with the question of human salvation. Examining his accounts of art, truth, morality and eternity, Nietzsche's thought is revealed to be
Giles Fraser is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Wadham College, University of Oxford. He is also the Vicar of Putney.
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Title:Redeeming Nietzsche: On the Piety of UnbeliefFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415272912

ISBN - 13:9780415272919

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 1. Holy Nietzsche 2. The Orientation of Nietzsche's Question of God 3. Facing the Truth, Outfacing the Horror 4. Redeeming Redemption 5. Parables of Innocence and Judgement 6. Salvation, Kitsch and the Denial of Shit 7. Sacrifice and the Logic of Exclusion 8. A Fear of the Other

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"Fraser's overall argument is careful and persuasive. Taking Nietzsche seriously as a thinker of redemption opens up new possibilities for critical interpretations of his texts, and it is not merely a move for the theological readings of his work....Fraser has broken a new trail into Nietzsche's enchanted forest; following it, we may find other paths not yet traveled."
-Modern Theology, July 2004