Can a Gift be Given? Prolegomena to a Future Trinitarian Metaphysic

In Rethinking Metaphysics, Jones, L Gregory (Ed). Blackwell. pp. 119-161 (1995)
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The article claimed: 1) That a gift "can" expect a return. 2) That only a reciprocal gift can occur at all. 3) That the mark of a gift is non-identical repetition rather than unconditional freedom. 4) That Christianity thinks unlimited gift-exchange free of fetishization it objects. 5) That Christian "agape" is more like an exchanged gift than a free gift. 6) That the true, exchanged gift is not "before" being



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