Political Theology Political Theory

Religious Autonomy As Secularism’s Silent Partner (Darshan Datar)

Scholarship has noted that the genealogical trajectory of a state has consistently had an impact on the evolution of state-church relationships. Philosophers have conceded that historically, as a sociological fact, religion was not purged from the public as much as it gradually lost its relevance to public life. Charles Taylor prolifically referred to this phenomenon […]


Review – Ontic Flows: From Digital Humanities to Posthumanities (Dean Dettloff)

Bernico, Matt, and Kölke, Manuela (Eds.). Ontic Flows: From Digital Humanities to Posthumanities. New York: Atropos Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 1940813085. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 296 pages.  In Totality and Infinity, Emmanuel Levinas famously observed that “Dasein in Heidegger is never hungry.” Levinas did not mean to make a brute materialist point, e.g. that Heidegger failed to recognize the banal, […]


Review – Economy And Ontology From Agamben To Nancy (Taylor Weaver)

Bird, Greg. Containing Community: From Political Economy to Ontology in Agamben, Esposito, and Nancy. Albany NY: SUNY Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4384-6185-4. Hardcover. Distinct connections between political economy and ontology may seem to some as unnecessarily abstract. What, after all, does a sufficient understanding of ontology provide for possible conceptualizations of political economy, let alone a […]


Review – Caputo’s “Spooky” Call To Theology (Rob Kennedy)

Caputo, John D., Moody, Sarah, and DeLay, Tad., It Spooks: Living In Response To An Unheard Call.  Rapid City SD: Shelter50 Publishing Collective, 2015.  ISBN-10: 0986249505. Paperback. 260 pages. In It Spooks John D. Caputo continues his investigation into the theoretical possibilities of combining deconstruction with Judeo-Christianity.  This time Caputo has brought along for the journey many […]

Metaphysics Philosophy

The One Is Not – On the Fate Of Unity in Post-Metaphysical Philosophy (Jussi Backman)

A Turkish translation of a version of this essay has been published as “Bir, bir şey değildir: post-metafizik düşüncede birlik ve çokluğun akıbeti,” trans. Mustafa Yalçınkaya, Sabah Ülkesi: Üç aylık kültür-sanat ve felsefe dergisi, no. 51, Nisan 2017, 16–19. Available online at http://www.sabahulkesi.com/sayi.php?no=51, retrieved 27 April 2017. The themes of this essay are discussed in […]


Review – The Origins of Neoliberalism: A Racialized Review (Adam F. Braun)

Leshem, Dotan. The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 0231177763. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 248 pages.  Leshem’s recent volume, The Origins of Neoliberalism suffers from the implications of its subtitle: “Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault.” One quickly gets the idea that this volume might be a […]


Speaking (Or Not Speaking) Of God – Call For Proposals

Speaking (Or Not Speaking) of God An Interdisciplinary Conference On The Dialectic Of Divine Presence And Absence When:  October 6-7, 2017 Where:  University of Denver, Denver, Colorado Sponsors:  Department of Religious Studies, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory Deadline for Proposals:  July 15, 2017 Contact:  editor.jcrt@gmail.com Since the philosopher Nietzsche announced the “death of God” […]