Table of Contents

Introduction ; 1. Heidegger s Religious Provenance: Kulturkampf and the Modernist Crisis ; 2. The Developing Critique of Scholasticism, 1911-1915.
Eschatological Affliction as the Centre of a Phenomenology of Religion, 1916-1921 ; 4. From Theology to Philosophy I: The Problem of Sin ; 5. From Theology to Philosophy II: Heidegger and Dialectical Theology ; 6. Death and Authenticity.
Conclusion: Theological Responses. A ground-breaking account of Heidegger's early engagement with theology, from his beginnings as an anti-Modernist Catholic to his turn towards an undogmatic Protestantism and finally to a resolutely atheistic philosophical method.