A Time for the Marginal: Levinas and Metz on Biblical Time

  title={A Time for the Marginal: Levinas and Metz on Biblical Time},
  author={Manuel Losada-Sierra and John Mandalios},
  journal={The Heythrop Journal},
At first glance it appears problematic to try to link Emmanuel Levinas and Johann Baptist Metz. Metz is a German Catholic theologian trying to redeem theology from its idealism and to shake up the bases of both scholastic and Rahnerian-transcendental theology. Levinas is trying to prioritise ethics before and beyond ontology with support from his Judaic pre-philosophical experiences; he wants thereby to overcome the ontologization of philosophy and a parallel development in theology, to the… 
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