Preface: A different kind of meditation Part I: Introductory A polemical clearing of the ground Why we need to rethink religion Part II: The outside Shifting focus from the "outsider" to the "outside" Thought from (and of) the outside : Lawrence, Levinas and Derrida on the firing line Thought from (and of) the outside : Abraham, Conrad's "secret sharer" and hospitality Balancing as we go : slave or noble? Abrahamic or Hellenic? Conclusion : "Driv[ing] on to the edge of the unknown and beyond".
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