Philosophy of Religion Religious Studies Theology

What Exactly Is Postmodernism, And How Did It Change The Landscape Of Religious Studies?, Part 2 (Carl Raschke)

This article is published in two installments. The first can be found here. III. Taylor’s typification of postmodernism as Flatland, however, as the quintessential Hegelian “bone”, did not sit well with the British participants in the Shadow of Spirit conference, who represented both the majority and in certain measure the intellectual heavy weights for the […]

Philosophy of Religion Theology

Admitting A Certain Fear of Zizek’s Theology – A Modest Plea For A Deleuzian Reading Of The Death Of God (Elijah Prewitt-Davis)

I am told by Zizek—as well as Hegelian friends—that any attempt to argue or disagree with Hegel fits nicely within his dialectical scheme. “Oh, you disagree with Hegel,” they say, “so you agree with him?” As Zizek warns, even Gilles Deleuze’s “generalized anti-Hegelianism” “…is much more ambiguous than it may appear: the elevation of Hegel […]

Reviews Theology Theory

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 become commonplace to offer advice to the […]

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 […]