Announcements

Critical Conversations – 2020 And The Catastrophe Of The Global Neoliberal Order (Announcement)

Participants are invited to join us live in the fourth of a monthly series of “Critical Conversations” (Zoom webinars) with eminent scholars from around the globe. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us by email at editor.thenewpolis@gmail.com. If you have not participated in previous seminars, please provide us with a brief sentence or two […]

Announcements

Critical Conversations -“Subjectivities Since The Sixties” (Announcement)

Participants are invited to join us live in the second of a monthly series of “Critical Conversations” (Zoom webinars) with eminent scholars from around the globe. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us by email at editor.thenewpolis@gmail.com. Please state your professional or academic status, affiliation, and a brief sentence or two concerning why you […]

Critical Conversations Critical Theory

“The End Of Cognitive Empire” (Critical Conversations)

The following is the video and transcript of the first of “Critical Conversations”, a monthly Zoom seminar with advance registration sponsored by The New Polis and Whitestone Publications and involving international scholars. The seminar took place on August 18, 2020. It is republished here. The next “Critical Conversations” on the topic of “Subjectivities Since the […]

Interviews

“Progressive Neoliberalism” – Symbolic Capitalism And The Global Reproduction Of The “Precariat” (Interview With Carl Raschke)

Raschke, Carl.  Neoliberalism and Political Theology: From Kant to Identity Politics.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019.  ISBN-13: 978-1474454551. NP: What was your motivation to write Neoliberalism and Political Theology: From Kant to Identity Politics?  We all know that neoliberalism is something that has been at top of the charts among progressive thinkers for the past two decades.  Do […]

Native American Religions

Religious Studies – The Final Colonization Of American Indians, Part 2 (Tink Tinker, wazhazhe udsethe)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. Indian cultures are very complex, and Osage culture is no different in that regard. Every ukon or wigie[1] is aligned around these paired divisions, and particular clans might have clan specific-responsibilities (hence, division-specific) in any wigie or ukon. For example, […]

Political Theology Religion and Economics

Force in Religious Thought – Carl Raschke and Victoria Kahn in Dialogue, Part 3 (Roger Green)

The following is the last of a three-part series.  The first part was published on May 31, 2016.  The second part was published on June 17. Carl Raschke and Force Carl Raschke’s most recent book, Force of God, seeks to address tendencies toward de-historicizing by returning to an idea of force. He does so through […]

Political Theology

Force in Religious Thought – Carl Raschke and Victoria Kahn in Dialogue, Part 2 (Roger Green)

The following is the second of a three-part series.  The first part was published on May 31, 2016. Heidegger, Kant, and the Political It is especially significant that Heidegger’s attention to the early modern during Weimar Germany’s liberal democratic crisis lands his larger project in the ancient world. He famously developed his emphasis on ontology […]

Reviews

Review – Carl Raschke’s Force of God Hammers Out A Political Theology Of Insurrection/Resurrection For Our Times

Raschke, Carl.   Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.  ISBN-978-0231-17384-1.  Hardback, e-book.  202 pages. Carl Raschke’s Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy is a provocative book, and it is likely to make some readers uncomfortable. Raschke is himself aware […]

Author Reflections

Plundering A Theory of Trauma – Confessions of A Novice Author on Lacan and Theology

Nietzsche’s advice to young authors was to never admit error, for our critics will neither give an inch nor forgive our humility in siding against ourselves. The aphorism’s hubris stands in stark contrast to the insecurity all -too-commonly felt when publishing for the first time. Last year, when I published my first book, God Is […]