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Complements, Supplements, Fragments

Complements, Supplements, Fragments

Chapter:
(p.65) 4 Complements, Supplements, Fragments
Source:
Adoration
Author(s):
Jean-Luc Nancy
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.003.0005

This chapter examines concepts and practices related to adoration. It discusses beatific adoration or beatitude which is the state of blessedness, and excessive speech which is the extreme intimacy of the voice, the buried heart of language, a groan of suffering or of jouissance. This chapter also analyzes the relation of adoration with intimacy, passage, incarnation, and reduction.

Keywords:   adoration, beatitude, excessive speech, suffering, jouissance, intimacy, passage, incarnation, reduction

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