Gender Studies

Body Erotic – John Boswell’s History Of Eurochristian Sexuality And The Case For Transcendental Somatics, Part 2 (Kieryn Wurts)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. Social constructionist theory developed as an answer to essentialist theories of sexuality and sought to demonstrate the variety and complexity of approaches to sex, reproduction, love gender, and marriage have been throughout human history. Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality series […]

Philosophical Theology Philosophy of Religion

Hegel Contra God – Replying To Gavin Hyman’s “New Hegel”, Part 2 (Rebekah Howes)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. The earlier article by Prof. Hyman to which the author replies can be found here. But what is always at stake in these arguments, writes Hyman, is the question of the contamination of the Absolute or God. Can we still speak […]


Modern Theology And The Dialectic Of God, Part 3 (Kelly Maeshiro)

The following is the third of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. Philosophically speaking, Hegel’s Absolute idealism represented another step past Kantian idealism downward from heaven. We have already remarked upon the manner in which Kantian idealism represented a metaphysical descent from traditional speculative metaphysics, a step from heaven to […]


“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 […]

Religion and Literature

“The Reluctant Fundamentalist” And The Inhospitable State – Abrahamic Hospitality And The Limits Of Multiculturalism, Part 1 (Emily McAvan)

The following is the first of a two-part series. “Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” (Romans 12:13 NIV) “he who believes in Allah and the Last Day should show hospitality to his guest” (Sahih Muslim hadith, Book 1 Hadith 75) In the immediate aftermath of September 11, conservative political scientist Samuel […]