Political Theology World Religions

Biopolitics and Vajrayana Buddhism, Part 1 (Padraic Fitzgerald)

The following is the first of a 3-part series. Biopolitics, as Michel Foucault argued, views populations through an economic lens, as capital to be preserved and multiplied to keep the nation or tradition afloat and strong. In the secular sphere, this concerns keeping the population healthy, numerous, and reproducing, largely through the promotion of an […]

Reviews

Review – Carl Raschke’s Force of God Hammers Out A Political Theology Of Insurrection/Resurrection For Our Times

Raschke, Carl.   Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.  ISBN-978-0231-17384-1.  Hardback, e-book.  202 pages. Carl Raschke’s Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy is a provocative book, and it is likely to make some readers uncomfortable. Raschke is himself aware […]