"Ontology is an onto-topology. Must we conclude that phenomenology, insofar as it remains attached and subordinated to a a problematic of presence and of donation is, from the start and forever, oriented toward a certain economy, toward a certain predilection for the home and the abode, for the shelter and the hearth? Can we…inquire into the topology of being with being driven into a thematic of the sojourn and the dwelling? Are the topoi bound to be thought of as oikoi?"
"The materialist decision, with no foundation other than that of declaring the Christ-event a fable—does this, for example, suffice for we-the-humans? Are we to satisfy ourselves with a ‘declaration,’ and a universal political program made for the new global intellectual, of the Saint Paul type—or are we faithful-in-the-last instance to the kerygma…that this supposed fable contains?"