Interfaith Conversations

Kenosis, Emancipation, Pastness – Reflections From A Jew, Part 2 (Sarah Pessin)

Emphasized in a temporalized modality, and bringing together elements of our phenomenological and political reflections above, we may specifically unpack the hegemony of White Christianity as a blow against pastness: Where pastness signals the facts and facticity of a fettered social and historical situation (with parameters imposed from outside, a need to escape those parameters […]

World Religions

Transmodern Sufism, Or Stepping With Levinas On The Footprints Of A Speculative Sufism Not Re-Framed By 20th Century Orientalists, Part 2 (Philipp Valentini)

The following is the second installment of a three-part series.  The first can be found here. A non-Paulinian theology understands the Law not as a whole but as an indefinite set of rules where each rule is split between the conversations it opens on the meanings it expresses and the action it performs. The excess […]

World Religions

Transmodern Sufism, Or Stepping With Levinas On The Footprints Of A Speculative Sufism Not Re-Framed By 20th Century Orientalists, Part 1 (Philipp Valentini)

The following article will be published in three installments. I am wondering if the agony of years Could be traced to the seed of an hour If the roots that spread out in the swamp Ran too deep for the issuing flower – Linton Kwesi Johnson, Poem of shape and motion (1998). The aim of […]

Philosophy of Religion Theology

Prayer After The Death Of God, Part I (Ashley [Gay] Graham)

The following is the first part in a two-part installment. Metaphysics is onto-theo-logy. Someone who has experienced theology in his own roots, both the theology of the Christian faith and that of philosophy, would today rather remain silent when speaking in the realm of thinking. – Martin Heidegger, “The Onto-theo-logical Constitution of Metaphysics”[1] …if there […]

Political Theology Psychoanalysis

Lacan, Levinas, And The Politics Of The Subject (Joshua Lawrence)

Psychoanalysis has undeniably played a significant role in the development of theories critical of the social landscape. In addition to fostering a new model for self-reflection, it has functioned as a vehicle for the proliferation of subjectivities distinct from the consecrated forms of cultural life. Consequently, I will suggest here that it has an important […]