This Incredible Need to Believe by Julia KristevaThis Incredible Need to Believe by Julia Kristeva

This Incredible Need to Believe

byJulia KristevaTranslated byBeverley Bie Brahic

Paperback | October 25, 2011

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Julia Kristeva in this provocative work, which skillfully upends our entrenched ideas about religion, belief, and the thought and work of a renowned psychoanalyst and critic.
Julia Kristeva is professor of linguistics at the Université de Paris VII and author of many acclaimed works and novels, including The Severed Head: Capital Visions, This Incredible Need to Believe, Hatred and Forgiveness, and Teresa, My Love: An Imagined Life of the Saint of Avila, all published by Columbia. She is the recipient of th...
Title:This Incredible Need to BelieveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pagesPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231147856

ISBN - 13:9780231147859

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thought Provoking Kristeva turns Freud on his head with some elegant post-modern, feminists twists. A dense read. Check her video lectures out on line.
Date published: 2014-07-07

Table of Contents

The Big Question Mark (in Guise of a Preface)This Incredible Need to Believe: Interview with Carmine DonzelliFrom Jesus to Mozart: Christianity's Difference?"Suffering": Lenten Lectures, March 19, 2006The Genius of CatholicismDon't Be Afraid of European CultureIndex

Editorial Reviews

Readers... will be exposed to an impressive... crystallization of [Kristeva's] religious and psychoanalytic thought.