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By Roberto Esposito,Zakiya Hanafi

the talk on “political theology” that ran in the course of the 20th century has reached its finish, however the final which means of the concept maintains to keep away from us. regardless of the entire makes an attempt to unravel the problem, we nonetheless communicate its language—we stay in its horizon.

The cause of this, says Roberto Esposito, lies within the incontrovertible fact that political theology is neither an idea nor an occasion; relatively, it's the pivot round which the computer of Western civilization has revolved for greater than 2,000 years. At its center stands the juncture among universalism and exclusion, harmony and separation: the tendency of the 2 to make itself into One by way of subordinating one half to the domination of the opposite. the entire philosophical and political different types that we use, beginning with the Roman and Christian proposal of “the person,” proceed to breed this exclusionary dispositif.

To take our departure from political theology, then—the job of latest philosophy—we needs to greatly revise our conceptual lexicon. purely while notion has been lower back to its rightful “place”—connected to the human species as an entire instead of to individuals—will we have the ability to break out from the laptop that has
imprisoned our lives for a lot too long.

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