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  1. Michael Purcell (2013). An Agape of Eating. Bijdragen 57 (3):318-336.
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  2. Michael Purcell (2010). IJPR: Beyond the Limit and Limiting the Beyond. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 68 (1):121-138.
    It is now almost 20 years since Janicaud’s critique of the ‘theological turn in French phenomenology’ (Janicaud 1991, 2000), with its emphasis on phenomenology and theology as two and never one. Yet since that time there been an explosion of phenomenologies which are, if not overtly, implicitly religious and phenomenology. Thus, we have phenomenologies of prayer, or love, or hope, and the possibilities of further phenomenologies. The challenge of these emerging phenomenologies is that there seems to be no noematic correlate (...)
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  3. Michael Purcell (2010). The Prevenience and Phenomenality of Grace, or, the Anteriority of the Posterior. In Kevin Hart & Michael Alan Signer (eds.), The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians. Fordham University Press. 966-981.
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  4. Michael Purcell (2009). Sacramental Signification and Ecclesial Exteriority: Derrida and Marion on Sign. Studia Phaenomenologica 9:115-133.
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  5. Michael Purcell (2006). Levinas and Theology. Cambridge University.
    Emmanuel Levinas was a significant contributor to the field of philosophy, phenomenology and religion. A key interpreter of Husserl, he stressed the importance of attitudes to other people in any philosophical system. For Levinas, to be a subject is to take responsibility for others as well as yourself. He regarded ethics as the foundation for all other philosophy, but later admitted it could also be the foundation for theology. Michael Purcell outlines the basic themes of Levinas' thought and the ways (...)
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  6. Michael Purcell (2006). On Hesitation Before the Other. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 60 (1/3):9 - 19.
    Hesitation is a phenomenological moment. One is disturbed when, unexpectedly, someone else is there. There is that sharp intake of breath which accompanies being taken by surprise, and even a suspension of time, before one exhales. The other person takes us by surprise and often jolts us out of self-complacency and self-contentment, but also introduces us and invites us into a situation of responsibility in which the ego is no longer for itself but for the other. This is declining subjectivity (...)
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  7. Michael Purcell (2003). 'Levinas and Theology?' The Scope and Limits of Doing Theology with Levinas. Heythrop Journal 44 (4):468–479.
  8. Michael Purcell (1999). Leashing God with Levinas: Tracing a Trinity with Levinas. Heythrop Journal 40 (3):301–318.
  9. Michael Purcell (1998). On the Ethical Nature of Priesthood. Heythrop Journal 39 (3):298–313.
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  10. Michael Purcell (1998). The Ethical Signification of the Sacraments. Gregorianum 79 (2):323-343.
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  11. Michael Purcell (1997). For the Sake of Truth.. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 71 (2):237-258.
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  12. Michael Purcell (1997). For the Sake of Truth... The Demand of Discontinuity in Foucault, Blanchot and Levinas. The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 71 (2):237-258.
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  13. Michael Purcell (1997). Grace and the Experience of the Impossible. Philosophy and Theology 10 (2):421-448.
    Karl Rahner distinguishes “the experience of grace” and “the experience of grace as grace.” How is the experience of grace to be understood? How is grace experienced? This article attempts to understand the experience of grace in terms of Maurice Blanchot’s thought of the impossible. “Human life is impossible,” as Simone Weil reflects. Blanchot, particularly through a reflection which echoes that of Levinas, seeks to reverse the relationship between possibility and impossibility. Whereas, for Heidegger, the subject is to be understood (...)
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  14. Michael Purcell (1997). Liturgy: Divine and Human Service. Heythrop Journal 38 (2):144–164.
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  15. Michael Purcell (1997). Quasi-Formal Causality, or the Other-in-Me: Rahner and Lévinas. Gregorianum 78 (1):79-93.
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  16. Michael Purcell (1996). AnAgapeof Eating. Bijdragen 57 (3):318-336.
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  17. Michael Purcell (1996). The Ethical Significance of Illeity (Emmanuel Lévinas). Heythrop Journal 37 (2):125–138.
    From inception to extinction, objective criteria regarding the defining characteristics of "personhood" are sought to justify responsibility. But, when we relate to others, what do we actually relate to? In The Ethical Significance of Illeity, L vinas's concept of illeity is used to argue that the responsibility owed to others flows not from an ability to comprehend the defining characteristics of "personhood" but from the fact that persons are ultimately "neutral" and beyond disclosure. Ethics should not be dominated by knowledge; (...)
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  18. Michael Purcell (1995). The Natural Desire for the Beatific Vision. Philosophy and Theology 9 (1/2):29-48.
    The understanding of the human person as a natural desire for the beatific vision prompted fierce and convoluted debate between those who, like de Lubac, espoused la nouvelle théologie, and those who sought to maintain the standard view of the nature-grace relationship. This paper attempts to draw attention to the criticisms which Rahner addressed towards la nouvelle théologie, and to suggest that the distinction which Emmanuel Levinas makes between need (besoin) and desire (désir) offers a useful way of progressing the (...)
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  19. Michael Purcell (1994). The Absent Author: Maurice Blanchot and Inspiration. Heythrop Journal 35 (3):249–266.
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