Vol. 50: Postmodern Ideas and Theologies (Autumn 2023)

Editorial Foreword

The (Liminal) Experience of the Impossible: On the Religious Orientation of Deconstructive Thought



I. Dao Wu Chang Ming: Study of Theories and Classics

An Exuberant Nothingness in the Sacred World: Georges Bataille on Sovereignty

HE Lei


Nudity and Animal Life: From Derrida to Agamben

PANG Hongrui


After Onto-Theology: Philosophy between Science and Religion

[Italy] Gianni VATTIMO


Fiction and the Death of God: Narrative, Theology and Moral Philosophy in Victorian Fiction



II. Jing Guan Wu Se: Study of Christian Culture and Literature

Rebelling against Orthodoxy and Breaking through the Barriers: Leo Tolstoy’s Reasonable Faith and Its Contemporary Interpretation

JIN Meiling


From the Gaze of the Icon to the Truth of Sacred Chronotope: An Interpretation of Pavel Florensky’s Theory of Reverse Perspective

LI Xue


Antonin Artaud and Negative Theology: Ontology between Apophatic Spirituality and Performance

GUO Yuchan


III. Fa Yu Shui Feng: Dialogue between Chinese culture and Christianity

The Translation of Clerical Titles of the Catholic Church in China, Japan, and Vietnam

[Austria]Leopold LEEB


On Protestant Missionaries and Their Chinese Assistants’ Book-distribution around Imperial Civil Examination Halls

BAO Xiaowan


Joseph Percy Bruce’s Interpretation and Translation of Zhu Xi’s Philosophy of Human Nature

LAI Wenbin


IV. Hua Tong Xuan Li: Study of Christianity, Society and Ethics

Sport Reshaping the Christian Spirit: The Origin, Development and Influence of the "Muscular Christian" Movement (1840-1920)

HUO Chuansong


V. Hun Yuan Zhi Xing: Study of Christian Thinkers

The Problem of Meaning in St. Augustine’s Thinking on the Sign

QU Ran, TU Youxiang


How Should We Understand Kant’s Panentheism?

MA Biao