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Call For Presentations And Proposals – Decoloniality And Disintegration Of Western Cognitive Empire, Or Rethinking Sovereignty And Territoriality In The 21st Century (Announcement)

The New Polis in collaboration with the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory (part of The Whitestone Foundation of publications) announces a webinar-based online conference in April 2021. The conference is entitled “Decoloniality And Disintegration Of Western Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty And Territoriality In The 21st Century.” The tentative dates for the conference are April 14-15, though […]

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The Mythology of Afterlife Beliefs and Their Impact on Religious Conflict, Part 2 (Brigid Burke)

The following is the second installment of a two-part series. The first installment can be found here. Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism is believed to be an outgrowth of an Indo-Iranian religious tradition that dates to the 2nd millennium BCE. However, we do not see it mentioned in Greek writings until about the middle of the 5th century […]

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Newest Titles For Review – Freud, Nussbaum, Angst, The Crucified God, Etc.

Religious Theory has just added new titles for which we are looking for reviewers (listed below). If you would like to review one of them, please send an email to timsned@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 […]

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Review – Eugene Thacker’s “Cosmic Pessimism” (N.N. Trakakis)

 Thacker, Eugene. Cosmic Pessimism. Minneapolis: Univocal Publishing, 2015. ISBN-10: 193756147X. E-book, paperback. 55 pages. It might be worth quoting from the beginning of this pocket-sized, 69-page book to give a sense of its style and subject: We’re doomed. Pessimism is the night-side of thought, a melodrama of the futility of the brain, a poetry written in the […]

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Review – Badiou’s Conversations About Theatre Offer Light-Hearted And Quirky Insight Into Mind Of Philosopher (Ryne Beddard)

Badiou, Alain (with Nicolas Truong).  In Praise of Theatre.  New York: Polity, 2015.  ISBN 10: 978-0-7456-8697-4.   Hardback, paperback, e-book.  90 pages. In Praise of Theatre is the result of a public conversation which took place between Alain Badiou and Nicolas Truong at the Festival d’Avignon in the summer of 2012 as a part of the […]

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Jesus’ Ghost – Derrida, Christianity, and “Hauntology”, Part 3

The following is Part 3 of a 3-part series by Victor Taylor on how one might reflect theologically on Jesus and the Christian message from a Derridean perspective that departs significantly from the work of John D. Caputo. The first part was published in Religious Theory on April 27, 2016.  The second part was published […]

Book Previews and Prospectuses Uncategorized

Jesus’ Ghost – Derrida, Christianity, and “Hauntology”, Part 2

The following is Part 2 of a 3-part series by Victor Taylor on how one might reflect theologically on Jesus and the Christian message from a Derridean perspective that departs significantly from the work of John D. Caputo. The first part was published in Religious Theory on April 27, 2016.  This section considers the meaning […]