Walter Benjamin on Liturgical Embodiment

Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1998 (113):113-134 (1998)

Abstract
An unusual aspect of Walter Benjamin's work is the provocative way he uses theology in tackling “theoretical” questions. While it is difficult to write about Benjamin without dealing with his relation to the Jewish tradition, in studies of his work surprisingly little attention is paid to theological questions. This is not to ignore the many accounts of Benjamin's interest in the Kabbala, his “theological” writings on language, or his messianic imagery. However, whereas for Benjamin theological concerns are central, this is rarely true of his commentators. While some have confronted Benjamin's theology, until recently this has often been done by…
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