This publication examines Paul Tillich´s theological proposal of the abyss via finding it in the context of present postmodern antifoundalist discussions and debates surrounding feminism, gender, and language. Sigridur Gudmarsdottir develops those tropes right into a optimistic theology, arguing that Tillich’s thought of the abyss can function an important technique of deconstructing the binaries among the theoretical and the sensible in generating nihilistic relativism and the secure foundations of information (divine in addition to human).
How does one look for a map and strategy via an abyss? In his writings, Tillich expressed the paradox and groundlessness of being, the intensity constitution of the human situation, and the truth of God as an abyss. The extra we gaze into this abyss, the extra we come across the faults in our numerous foundations. This e-book outlines how Tillich’s idea of the abyss creates larger possibilities for complexity and liminality and opens up an area the place existence and demise, destruction and building, fecundity and horror, womb and tomb, can coincide. 

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