Reviews

Review – The Search For Transcendence In The “Material Phenomenology” of David Foster Wallace (Jeff Appel)

Miller, Adam S.  The Gospel According to David Foster Wallace: Boredom and Addiction in an Age of Distraction.   New York:  Bloomsburg Academic, 2016.  ISBN-10: 1474236979.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book.  136 pages. In this age of increasing literary interdisciplinarity, books such as Adam S. Miller’s latest project, The Gospel According to David Foster Wallace: Boredom and Addiction […]

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Review – The Evolution of the Religious Factor in Fantasy Role-Playing Games (Jeffrey Scholes)

Laycock, Joseph P.  Dangerous Games: What the Moral Panic over Role-Playing Games Says about Play, Religion, and Imagined Worlds. Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 2015.  ISBN-10: 0520284925.  Hardback, paperback, e-book.  368 pp. Anyone growing up in the 1980s or any parent of adolescents during this decade knows more about the game Dungeons and Dragons […]

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Review – Donovan Schaefer’s Call For a Materialist Turn In Religious Theory (Jonathan Russell)

Schaefer, Donovan O.  Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power.  Durham NC:  Duke University Press, 2015.  ISBN 10: 978-0-8223-5982-1, 10: 978-0-8223-5990-6.  Hardback, paperback, e-book.  304 pages. Donovan O. Schaefer’s Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power is at once a whirlwind introduction to the relevance the fields affect theory, critical animal studies, and evolutionary biology have for […]

Conferences

Recovering the Unconscious – A Conference on the Intersection of Psychoanalysis With Politics, Philosophy, and Religion – CFP

Recovering the Unconscious Call for Papers and Presentations A Conference on the Intersection of Psychoanalysis With Politics, Philosophy, and Religion October 21-23, 2016 Denver, Colorado Sponsored by the University of Denver and the Colorado Analytic Forum of the Lacanian Field in Co-operation with the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory __________________________________________________________________ “We are all proletarians”, […]