Philosophy of Religion Theology

The Dangers Of Dealing With Derrida – Revisiting the Caputo-Hägglund Debate On The “Religious” Reading Of Deconstruction, Part 3 (Neal DeRoo)

The following is the third installment of a three-part series.  The first one can be found here, the second here.  Revisiting Another Debate But one could embrace another prevalence for deconstruction, what we have here been calling the ‘extra-logical’ factors of deconstruction, its contextualizations, its context. It is precisely this claim that Caputo puts forward—not that the […]

Philosophy of Religion Theology

The Dangers Of Dealing With Derrida – Revisiting the Caputo-Hägglund Debate On The “Religious” Reading Of Deconstruction, Part 2 (Neal DeRoo)

The following is the second installment of a three-part series.  The first one can be found here. Deconstruction in Context If deconstruction problematizes the idea of a ‘pure’ logical structure, devoid of content or any other extra-logical factors, then we find ourselves forced, by deconstruction’s own logic, to question the extra-logical factors of that logic. […]

Philosophy of Religion Theology

The Dangers Of Dealing With Derrida – Revisiting the Caputo-Hägglund Debate On The “Religious” Reading Of Deconstruction, Part 1 (Neal DeRoo)

The following is the first of a three-part series. On the surface, the debate between John D. Caputo and Martin Hägglund in the Spring 2011 edition of The Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory seems to be a straightforward discussion between mutually opposing views on religion—on the one hand, Caputo, who claims an essentially “religious” reading […]

Reviews

Review – Caputo’s “Spooky” Call To Theology (Rob Kennedy)

Caputo, John D., Moody, Sarah, and DeLay, Tad., It Spooks: Living In Response To An Unheard Call.  Rapid City SD: Shelter50 Publishing Collective, 2015.  ISBN-10: 0986249505. Paperback. 260 pages. In It Spooks John D. Caputo continues his investigation into the theoretical possibilities of combining deconstruction with Judeo-Christianity.  This time Caputo has brought along for the journey many […]

Conferences

Speaking (Or Not Speaking) Of God – Call For Proposals

Speaking (Or Not Speaking) of God An Interdisciplinary Conference On The Dialectic Of Divine Presence And Absence When:  October 6-7, 2017 Where:  University of Denver, Denver, Colorado Sponsors:  Department of Religious Studies, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory Deadline for Proposals:  July 15, 2017 Contact:  editor.jcrt@gmail.com Since the philosopher Nietzsche announced the “death of God” […]

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 […]