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Author Webb, Stephen H., 1961-2016.
Title Blessed excess : religion and the hyperbolic imagination / Stephen H. Webb.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1993]
©1993

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Series SUNY series in rhetoric and theology
SUNY series in rhetoric and theology.
Subject Religion.
Hyperbole.
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Series SUNY series in rhetoric and theology
SUNY series in rhetoric and theology.
Subject Religion.
Hyperbole.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 203 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-200) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585092559 (electronic bk.)
9780585092553 (electronic bk.)
0791413578
0791413586
OCLC # 42856477
Additional Format Print version: Webb, Stephen H., 1961- Blessed excess. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1993 0791413578 (DLC) 92006298 (OCoLC)25412402
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Re-Figuring Religion: Toward a Hyperbolic Imagination 
1The (Il)Logic of Excess: The Test Case of "God is Love"1
2More Than Too Much: Kierkegaard's Works of Love Revisited33
3Sacrifice as Surplus: Georges Bataille and the Economy of Excess in Itself59
4Life Over the Edges: Flannery O'Connor's Dis-Grace-Full Extremity89
5Excess (Un)Bound: G. K. Chesterton and the Question of Orthodoxy113
6Figures of Excess: Going Too Far137
 Epilogue161
 Notes165
 Index197