The Subject of Religion: Lacan and the Ten Commandments
- Author(s): Lupton, Julia R
- Reinhard, Kenneth M.
- et al.
Lacan's references to the Ten Commandments reveal the Decalogue not as a repressive text of negative prohibitions, but rather as a foundational template of subjective relationships to enjoyment (jouissance) that maps the subject's relations to the symbolic order and to the real.