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It will be argued that neither Bultmann through demythologizing, nor Derrida through deconstruction, necessarily lead to negation and indeterminacy. In fact, the argument that both Bultmann and deconstruction are nihilistic is a misleading characterization. Once demythologizing and deconstruction are free from the categorical charge of nihilism and subjectivism, then they can be fruitfully contrasted with Cartesian-based interpretation. Cartesian interpretation is, in fact, the stance against which both Bultmann and Derrida are reacting.

1 This ‘unsatisfactory word’, ‘demythologizing’, is the summation of Bultmann’s method, that is, his way of bringing out the nature of 1:14a and his historical understanding. Demythologizing is not a new theory – Bultmann’s method predates the term – and it is not a trendy philosophical principle or a creative hermeneutic. Instead, he considers the method of demythologizing to be an imperative hermeneutic today and justifies its use on the basis that it was also necessary for the writing of John.

43. ’10 Thus, ‘myth is spoken of here in the sense in which it is understood by research in the history of religions. That mode of representation is mythology in which what is unworldly and divine appears as what is worldly and human, or what is transcendent appears as what is immanent, as when, for example, God’s transcendence is thought of as spatial distance. Mythology is a mode of representation in consequence of which cult is understood as action in which nonmaterial forces are mediated by material means.

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