Religion and Literature

Traversing W.H. Auden’s Religious And Aesthetic States, Part 2 (Raji Singh Soni)

The following is the second installment of a three-part series.  The first one can be found here. Used by Auden in concert with “limitation” to qualify boundaries proper to secular aesthetics in modernity, the term “absurd” in its Kierkegaardian sense implies another precinct against which art and the artist will necessarily chafe in nonreligious domains […]

Religion and Media

Review – Digital Technologies and Religion in the Postmodern Era (Albert McClure)

Han, Sam. Technologies of Religion: Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-Secular Modernity. Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society 19. New York: Routledge, 2016.  ISBN-10: 1138855863.  Hardback, e-book.  142 pages. In Technologies of Religion Sam Han discusses religions’ relationships to new media technologies in the post-modern era. The key question Han raises is: “what […]

Religion and Economics

Theodicy of Money – The Scene and Subject of Forgiveness (Timothy Snediker)

Today the question of debt forgiveness has become an eminently practical, not to mention political, question.  From sovereign debt crises in Greece, Spain, Puerto Rico and elsewhere, to ballooning student debt bubbles, to the aftermath of the mortgage crisis, it seems like everyone is talking about forgiveness. That forgiveness in itself is a good goes […]

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 […]