John D. Caputo is Thomas J. Watson Professor Emeritus of Religion at Syracuse University and the David R. Cook Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Villanova University. His most recent books are The Insistence of God: A Theology of Perhaps (Indiana University Press, 2013) and Truth (Penguin, 2013). He is best known for Radical Hermeneutics (Indiana University Press, 1986), The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida (Indiana University Press, 1997), and The Weakness of God: A Theology of the Event (Indiana University Press, 2004), which received the American Academy of Religion award for work in constructive theology. He has addressed wider- than- academic audiences in On Religion (Routledge, 2001) and What Would Jesus Deconstruct? (Baker Academic, 2007). Three books have appeared about his work: Cross and Chora: Deconstruction and Christianity in the Work of John D. Caputo (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2010), A Passion for the Impossible: John D. Caputo in Focus (SUNY Press, 2002), and Religion With/Out Religion: The Prayers and Tears of John D. Caputo (Routledge, 2002).
A model of philosophical and Heideggerian scholarship. . . . moves into the heart of [the] later Heidegger's work. . . . thoughtful, thought-provoking. * -The Modern Schoolman *