chapter  10
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Philosophies of nothing and the difference of theology: Sartre, Lacan, Deleuze, Badiou and creation out of no-one

So far I have endeavoured to offer both an accurate description and a critique of nihilism, but this is to ignore the possibility that nihilism may offer a promise of genuine creation, and this challenges the theological critique offered so far. The question is, then, not only ‘can theology overcome nihilism’ but also, ‘does it sublate it?’