The Nature of Redemption

Post-Humanity, Post-Romanticism and the Messianic


  • Paul Fletcher Lancaster University



Wim Wenders, Romantic, Wittgenstein, metaphysics


This article enacts a critical engagement with Romantic tendencies in theological analyses of nature before moving on to assess the transformation of conceptions of life in the light of its codification and digitalisation. The piece concludes with a theological-political rejoinder predicated on the nature of messianic expectation.

Author Biography

Paul Fletcher, Lancaster University

Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YG


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How to Cite

Fletcher, P. (2004). The Nature of Redemption: Post-Humanity, Post-Romanticism and the Messianic. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 9(3), 276–294.