Jean-Luc Marion: the reinscription of heteronormativity into postmodern theology

  title={Jean-Luc Marion: the reinscription of heteronormativity into postmodern theology},
  author={J. Leavitt Pearl},
  journal={Theology \& Sexuality},
  pages={144 - 163}
  • J. Pearl
  • Published 4 May 2017
  • Philosophy
  • Theology & Sexuality
ABSTRACT Since the “theological turn” in continental philosophy, theologians have regularly turned to phenomenology as an authentic opening to a new mode of theological discourse. Yet, when these theo-phenomenological discourses turn to the questions of sexuality, gender, and love they often fail to live up to the radical opening promised by this turn. Taken as a case study, the work of Jean-Luc Marion is emblematic of this failure. While many of his insights might offer new openings for… 
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