JCRT Looking For Reviewers Of New Books

15091085181_8c704d4eef_cThe JCRT is looking for reviews of the titles below, including a number of new books recently listed.

If you would like to review one of them, please send an email to timsned@gmail.com (cc. to carlraschke@gmail.com) with the header “Request for Review.”  Please provide your name, email address, position, institutional affiliation, physical mailing address, and a 300-word bio.

If you have reviewed books for any other journal, list them as well.  Finally, please explain why you want to review that book and briefly state your interest or qualifications for doing so.  We will contact the publisher and ask them to send you the book.  We will expect your review within 10 weeks after receipt of the review copy.


New Titles for Review

Badiou, Alain and Cassin, Barbara.  Heidegger:  His Life and His Philosophy.  New York:  Columbia University press, 2015.  120 pages.  ISBN-10: 9780231157971.  Susan Spitzer (Translator).

Beliso-De Jesús, Aisha M.  Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.  ISBN-10: 0231173172

Butler, Judith.  Notes Toward A Performative Theory of Assembly.  Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.  ISBN-10: 0674967755.

Fortier, Mark.  Theory/Theatre: An Introduction, 3rd Edition.  London: Routledge, 2016.  ISBN 10: 9781315697628

Tugendhat, Ernst. Egocentricity and Mysticism: And Anthropological Study. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 9780231169127.

Bratton, Susan Power. ChurchScape: Megachurches and the Iconography of Environment. Waco TX: Baylor University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 9781481303835.

Blanton, Ward; Clayton Crockett; Jeffrey W. Robbins; Noëlle Vahanian. An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 9780231176224.

Ramey, Joshua, Matthew S. Harr Farris. Speculation, Heresy, and Gnosis in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion: The Enigmatic Absolute. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016. ISBN-10: 9781786601414

Yadin-Israel, Azzan. The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen.Highland Park: Lingua Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 9780692718513.

Outstanding Titles for Review

Acquisto, Joseph. The Fall Out of Redemption: Writing and Thinking Beyond Salvation in Baudelaire, Cioran, Fondane, Agamben, and Nancy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. 232 pages. ISBN-10: 162892652X.

Ahmed, Shabab. What Is Islam?: The Importance of Being Islamic. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 624 pages. ISBN-10: 0691164185.

Balibar, Étienne.  Violence and Civility. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 232 pages. ISBN: 9780231153980. G.M. Goshgarian (Translator).

Bargu, Banu. Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 512 pages. ISBN-10: 0231163401.

Cisney, Vernon W. (Editor), Nicolae Morar (Editor). Biopower: Foucault and Beyond. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 400 pages. ISBN-10: 022622662X.

Critchley, Simon. ABC of Impossibility. Minneapolis, MN: Univocal Publishing, 2015. 100 pages. ISBN-10: 1937561496.

Deuser, Hermann (Editor), Hans Joas (Editor), Matthias Jung (Editor), Magnus Schlette (Editor). The Varieties of Transcendence: Pragmatism and the Theory of Religion. NY: Fordham University Press, 2016. 272 pages. ISBN-10: 0823267571.

Foucault, Michel. About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 160 pages. ISBN-10: 022618854X. Henri-Paul Fruchaud (Editor), Daniele Lorenzini (Editor, Contributor), Graham Burchell (Translator), Laura Cremonesi (Contributor), Arnold I. Davidson (Contributor), Orazio Irrera (Contributor), Martina Tazzioli (Contributor).

Gabriel, Mark. Islam and Terrorism (Revised and Updated Edition): The Truth About ISIS, the Middle East and Islamic Jihad. Lake Mary, FL: Frontline, 2015. 240 pages. ISBN-10: 1629986682.

González, George. Shape-Shifting Capital: Spiritual Management, Critical Theory, and the Ethnographic Project. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 412 pages. ISBN-10: 0739180851.

Grande, Sandy. Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015. 346 pages. ISBN-10: 1610489896.

Kautzer, Chad.  Radical Philosophy.  New York: Routledge, 2015.  230 pages.  ISBN: 10:  9781612057439.

Kundt, Radek. Contemporary Evolutionary Theories of Culture and the Study of Religion. New York.: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. 192 pages. ISBN-10: 1474232248.

Laos, Nicholas. The Metaphysics of World Order: A Synthesis of Philosophy, Theology, and Politics. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books., 2015. 244 Pages. ISBN-10: 1498201016.

Massad, Joseph. Islam in Liberalism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 384 pages. ISBN-10: 022620622X.

Massumi, Brian. Ontopower: War, Powers, and the State of Perception. Durham, NC: Duke University Press Books, 2015. 320 pages. ISBN-10: 0822359952.

Meacham, Darian. Medicine and Society, New Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (Philosophy and Medicine). New York.: Springer Publishing Co., 2015. 323 pages. ISBN-10: 9401798699.

‪Sergeev, Mikhail. Theory of Religious Cycles: Tradition Modernity and the Bahá’í Faith. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Rodopi, 2015. 176 pages. ISBN-10: 9004300031.

Smith, David. Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 283 pages. ISBN-10: 1107539897.

Thomas, Jeffrey. Scapegoating Islam: Intolerance, Security, and the American Muslim. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2015. 272 pages. ISBN-10: 1440830991.

Tomsic, Samo. The Capitalist Unconscious: Marx and Lacan. Memphis: Verso, 2015. 256 pages. ISBN-10: 1784781088.

Trofimov, Yaroslav. Faith at War: A Journey on the Frontlines of Islam, from Baghdad to Timbuktu. NY: Picador, 2015. 352 pages. ISBN-10: 0312425112.

Virno, Paul. Deja Vu and the End of History. Memphis: Verso, 2015. 200 pages. ISBN-10: 1781686122. David Broder (Translator).

Zaretsky, Eli. Political Freud: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 248 pages. ISBN-10: 0231172443.

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