Catherine Pickstock is a Research Fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
Part I: The Polity of Death:. 1. Socrates Goes Outside the City: Writing and Exteriority. 2. Spatialization: The Middle of Modernity. 3. Signs of Death. Transition: "Can My Eating Slake Your Hunger": The Evacuation of Liturgy. Part II: The Sacred Polis:. 4. I Will Go Unto the Altar of God: The Impossible Liturgy. 5. Seraphic Voices: The Space of Doxology. 6. The Resurrection of the Sign. Conclusion. Index.