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Torture and Eucharist

theology, politics, and the body of Christ

by William T. Cavanaugh

  • 87 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chile
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Lord"s Supper -- Catholic Church.,
    • Torture -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
    • Persecution -- History.,
    • Persecution -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Chile -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam T. Cavanaugh.
      SeriesChallenges in contemporary theology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2215.2 .C38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 286 p. ;
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL347967M
      ISBN 100631211195, 0631211993
      LC Control Number98007113

        This is where the Eucharist comes in. C. claims that "the Eucharist is the Church's `counter-politics' to the politics of torture. [He wants] to do more than suggest symbolic connections between the ritual and what happened in the `real world.' [He wants] to explore nothing less than the actual and potential impact of the Eucharist on the. Torture and Eucharist: Part 2, Making the Body Visible Posted on We continue working through William Cavanaugh's book Torture and Eucharist. According to Cavanaugh a strategy of the torture program in Chile under Pinochet was to "disappear" the body of Christ and, thus, deny the church the ability to stand in opposition to the state.

      Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ By William T. Cavanaugh Oxford, Blackwell, pp. $ Walter Brueggemann Theology Today 3, Top shelves for Torture and Eucharist Showing of to-read. people.

      Oxfam Bookshop Preston In this engrossing analysis, Cavanaugh contends that the Eucharist is the Church's response to the use of torture as a social discipline. The author develops a theology of the political which presents torture as one instance of a larger confrontation of powers over bodies, both individual and social. He argues that a Christian practice of the political is embodied in. Torture and Eucharist. Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ. Fellow Author/Editor: William T. Cavanaugh Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell ISBN: Publication Year: Publisher's Site.


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This book says wonderful things about the situation in by: Parts of this book are so dense, but it is certainly worth trudging through. Cavanaugh uses the details of Pinochet's oppressive regime to paint the big picture of torture and its ultimate antidote -- the Eucharist.

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Cavanaugh is a remarkable work Author: Tim Suttle. Torture and Eucharist by William T. Cavanaugh,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). In this engrossing analysis, Cavanaugh contends that the Eucharist is the Church's response to the use of torture as a social discipline.

The author develops a theology of the political which presents torture as one instance of a larger confrontation of powers over bodies, both individual and social.

He argues that a Christian practice of the political is embodied in Jesus' own torture at the. Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ. William T. Cavanaugh. Wiley, Dec 7, - Religion - pages. Or so Cavanaugh’s book, Torture and Eucharist, suggests over and over and over again.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Buy Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ (Challenges in Contemporary Theology) from In this engrossing analysis, Cavanaugh contends that the Eucharist is the Church’s response to the use of torture as a social discipline.

The author develops a theology of the political which presents torture as one instance of a larger confrontation of powers over Price: $ He has published numerous books and articles, some of which have been translated to several languages.

Along with Jim Fodor, Cavanaugh is an editor of the journal Modern Theology. Publications. Cavanaugh, William. Torture and the Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of Christ. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, Cavanaugh, William. The title of my book Torture and Eucharist is jarring because we are not accustomed to seeing the connection.

If what I have said so far makes sense, however — if torture is a ritual drama that helps to create the enemies we think we need — then we can see the Eucharist as the ritual drama that helps undo this imagination.

It is at this point that Eucharist is suggested as a counter liturgy. Where torture individualizes, the Eucharist creates a social body.

Eucharist helps others while the torture only harms. In short, Eucharist provides the means for the church to engage meaninfully the wayward state.

This book says wonderful things about the situation in Chile/5. Torture and Eucharist. Index. Reviews "Cavanaugh begins with an engrossing analysis of the dynamics of torture and disappearance as a mode disciplining the body politic.

He judiciously uses psychological and social scientific sources without letting them override the theological focus of the book. He then gives an equally engrossing account of. This book is nothing short of groundbreaking. William T. Cavanaugh offers a lucid and provactive study of the social practice of torture and shows masterfully how the church's practice of the Eucharist forms the church into a counter-politics capable of resisting the totalizing aims of the state/5(15).

About twenty years ago he wrote a phenomenal book called Torture and Eucharist (published by Blackwell – it’s still in print). Cavanaugh looks at the experience of the Catholic Church in Chile during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet following the coup in Septemberparticularly in relation to the kidnapping, torture and.

The book is extremely well written and engaging." Frederick C. Bauerschmidt, Loyola Collage in Maryland "This is a very important book. It should be mandatory reading for anybody concerned with the issue of torture, and will be of vital interest to all those of us involved in Amnesty International and human rights organisations.

Torture and Eucharist is based on his doctoral dissertation. [12] In Torture and Eucharist, Cavanaugh describes and analyzes the horrendous effects of silent abduction (being “disappeared”) and especially torture as a strategy employed by modern nation-states to dissolve the various social bodies that individuals are embedded within.

William T. Cavanaugh's Torture and Eucharist covers the trials and the people and the journey of the Church during the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. This post introduces the book. community. The pastor had just read my book Torture and Eucharist and saw many applications of my analysis of state power to the reality which was unfolding before his eyes.

In continued reflection with him on this situation I have been forced to think more deeply and more specifically about the pastoral commitments embedded in my work. Torture in a Civilised Way: My Own Real Case History: When the Mentally Evaluated Evaluates the Evaluator, Malingering of Mental Evaluation Can Be Book Torture in the Eighties.Torture and Eucharist by William T Cavanaugh starting at $ Torture and Eucharist has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.Contends that the Eucharist is the Church's response to the use of torture as a social discipline.

This book develops a theology of the political which presents torture as one instance of a larger confrontation of powers over bodies, both individual and social.