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Forging A Path From Theory To Theology – Review Essay (Matt Waggoner)

Blanton, Ward.  Crockett, Clayton.  Robbins, Jeffrey.  Vahanian, Noëlle.    An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture).   New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.  ISBN: 0231176236.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book. We have entered a historical juncture at which it has...
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Review – A Stranger Thought For Stranger Times (Liam Burrell)

Smith, Anthony Paul. Laruelle: A Stranger Thought. Cambridge: Polity, 2016. ISBN-10: 0745671233. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 240 pages.  The reception of François Laruelle’s work in the Anglophone world is the classic case of the outsider, shunned for years after being confined to the margins of his discipline, eventually being recognized for...
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Review – Theologies of the Boss (James Cochran)

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Yadin-Israel, Azzan. The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen. Highland Park: Lingua Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 0692718516. 202 pages. Paperback, e-book. Azzan Yadin-Israel’s The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen explores the theological development of Bruce...
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Review – Badiou Is Not Afraid of The Dark (Mason Davis)

Badiou, Alain. Black: The Brilliance of a Non-Color. Translated by Susan Spitzer. New Jersey: Polity, 2016. ISBN-10: 1509512071. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 80 pages.  Claire Colebrook calls Alain Badiou’s newest book Black: The Brilliance Of A Non-Color, a “singular and remarkable book.” My initial reaction was similar, though I have always...
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