Carsten Pallesen

Carsten Pallesen

Associate Professor

Christology and deconstruction, (Biblical) hermeneutics; subjectivity and modernity; Protestantism and German Idealism; Luther and the Lutheran Reformation. Studies in P. Ricoeur, S. Kierkegaard, G.W.F. Hegel, W.Shakespeare. Phenomenology of recognition and theology of confession.

Primary fields of research

Language, reflection and religion; (Biblical) hermeneutics; christology and deconstruction; Subjectivity, sociality and (post)modernity; Studies in H.-G. Gadamer, P. Ricoeur, N.Luhmann, S. Kierkegaard, F. Nietzsche, G.W.F. Hegel, W. Shakespeare, M. Luther; Phenomenology of recognition and the theology of confession from St. Augustine  and Luther to Hegel and M. Foucault; contemporary interpretations of the (Western) theological legacy in continental philosophy (C. Malabou; R.Comay, J.-L. Nancy, G. Agamben); The art of reading and theology in the works of G. Bader.

Current research

The Nicene concept of 'homoousion' in contemporary philosophical interpretation of the theological legacy.

The concept of sin and singularity in Søren Kierkegaard (the singular individual as the singular individual) in the persective of the Nicene formula (hommousion) for the identity of the divine Trinity.

"Metonymic" theology as guidelines and buildingblocks for systematic theology with reference to G. Bader, M. Luther, J.-L. Nancy and Ph. Stoellger.

The purloined ladder/letter: Studies in Hegel and Kierkegaar's Climacus' writings in the light of the debate over A.E. Poe's "The Purloined Letter" between J. Lacan and J. Derrida.

Studies in the Northern Principle III: Deflections of the principle of subjectivity in current receptions of the double legacy of the Lutheran reformation and the Enlightenment: Shakespeares Hamlet as reflection of the Northern Principle and its paradoxes in Hegel and in contemporary Hegel studies (R. Comay).

    

Phenomenology of recognition and theology of confession (Augstine, Hegel, J. Derrida)

 

 

 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The Northern Principle and its Afterlives. Political and Pastoral Government in Luther, Nietzsche, and Hegel

    Pallesen, C., 1 Jun 2011, In : Sino-Christian Studies. An International Journal of Bible, Theology & Philosophy. 11, 11, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  2. Published

    Stensalmer: selvforhold og parallelisme i Salmernes Bog belyst ud fra Günter Bader og Paul Ricoeur

    Pallesen, C., Jun 2012, In : Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift. 75, 2, p. 1-21 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Handlen og væren. Paul Ricœurs polytetiske refleksionsteori

    Pallesen, C., 2009, Københavns Universitet: Det Teologiske Fakultet. 635 p. (Publikationer fra Det Teologiske Fakultet; No. 11).

    Research output: Book/ReportDoctoral thesisResearch

  4. Published

    Fri vilje og posttraumatisk subjektivitet

    Pallesen, C., 2012, Den store fortælling: Festskrift til Geert Hallbäck. Holst, S. & Petterson, C. (eds.). Frederiksberg: Eksistensen, p. 421-442 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Djævelen som Guds advokat - Nietzsche, filosofien og Paulus

    Pallesen, C., 2012, Paulus plus - fire prismer på den nye Paulus: Paulus & Paulus, & jøderne, & Luther, & Nietzsche. Vind, A. (ed.). København: Det Teologiske Fakultet, Vol. 30. p. 135-168 33 p. (Publikationer fra Det Teologiske Fakultet; No. 30).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  6. Published

    Narrativitet og selvattestation

    Pallesen, C., 2012, Livskraft: Studier i kristendom, fortælling og erfaring. Holst, S. & Johannessen-Henry, C. T. (eds.). København: Eksistensen, p. 111-123 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  7. Submitted

    A Questioning Lament: Trajectories of Biblical Poetry and Interpretive Prose in Psalm 22 and in the Passion of Mark as a Hegelian Moment in Paul Ricoeur's Philosophy of Religion

    Pallesen, C., 2013, (Submitted) Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion: The Legacy of Paul Ricoeur. Dalferth, I. U. (ed.). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, (The Claremont Studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Den uendelige parrhesi: -teologiske eftertanker i anledning af en religionspædagogiske ph.d.-afhandling om 'fortælling'

    Pallesen, C., 2015, In : Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi. Årg 3 Nr 2 2014, 2, p. 87-114 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Theology and Marxism. Review essay: Roland Boer, In the Vale of Tears. On Marxism and Theology V Historical Materialism Book Series 52, Leiden, Boston, Brill 2014, price ? ISBN 978-90-04-25232-5, 337 pp.

    Pallesen, C., 2015, In : Critical Research on Religion. 2015, 3 (2), p. 217-221 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Klagen, Undren, Spørgen -- med eller uden musik

    Pallesen, C., 15 May 2015, In : Fønix. Guds virkelighed og menneskets -- udfordringer til metafysikken. Tilegnet Jakob Wolf, Nr 3 -2. række, p. 173-198 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  11. Published

    Metafor og metonymi - metonymi og metafor

    Pallesen, C., 2014, Frederiksberg: Eksistensen. 25 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Homoousia: sprog, krop, trinitet i mediefilosofisk perspektiv

    Pallesen, C., 7 Jun 2016, In : Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift. 79, 2, p. 2-24 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    The Single Individual as the Single Individual. A Response to Subjektivitet og negativitet.

    Pallesen, C., Feb 2018, Hermeneutics and Negativism: Existential Ambiguities of Self-Understanding. Welz, C. & Rosfort, R. (eds.). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, Vol. Religion in Philosophy and Theology 95. p. 85-108 23 p. (Religion in Philosophy and Theology; No. 95, Vol. Religion in Philosophy and Theology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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