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 the author of many acclaimed works and novels, including Murder in Byzantium, Strangers to Ourselves, New Maladies of the Soul, Time and Sense, Hannah Arendt, and Melanie Klein. She is the recipient of the Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought and the Ho...
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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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.