Theory of Religion
  • Theory of Religion


    Georges Bataille. 


    Zone Books: 2012. Paperback. New.


    Theory of Religion brings to philosophy what Bataille's earlier book, The Accursed Share, brought to anthropology and history; namely, an analysis based on notions of excess and expenditure.


    “The power of death signifies that this real world can only have a neutral image of life, that life's intimacy does not reveal it's dazzling consumption until the moment it gives out.”