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Bibil Identifier bibil:204333
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) L'agapè, amour purement gratuit ?
Author Lecuit, Jean-Baptiste
Journal Mélanges de Science Religieuse (Volume: 66, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language French
Pages 35-48 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Charity, or agape, seems to be the ultimate of what is free, A very ancient tradition however, sees in this a form of love that implies the dynamic of desire. In this case, can we still think of agape as a purely free form of love? After expounding the principle articulations of this question, it will be shown how taking psychoanalysis into account can enlighten the complex relationship between eros and agape. The latter is in the realm of sublimation, and as such, is motivated by a subliminal eros, takes root in it, mobilizes it and orients it without being reduced to it, in a relationship of continuity-rupture. Agape love, including towards ones enemies, cannot therefore be purely oblative.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Love
Terms ἀγάπη
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