10. Introduction: Badiou's Event
Critical Theory and Early Christianity - Walter Benjamin, Gilles Deleuze, Alain Badiou, and Judith Butler - Matthew G. Whitlock
Matthew G. Whitlock [+]
This chapter provides (1) a brief biography of Alain Badiou, (2) an examination of his key theories and ideas, being’s excess, the Event, and his revolutionary politics and ethics, (3) a summary of how his theories have contributed and can continue to New Testament Studies and Early Christian Studies, (4) a preview of the three essays in this volume on Badiou and early Christianity, (5) and a bibliography, including both primary and secondary literature.