The Religious Roots of Environmental Justice – An Online Conference

Sponsored by The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and The New Polis in co-operation with the University of Denver When: Friday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023 Where: Online (Zoom) – Registration Required Register or click on this link Keynote Speaker: Catherine Keller Catherine Keller practices theology as a relation between ancient hints of ultimacy and current […]


The Curious Whiteheadian Proclivity In Scheler’s Account Of God And Persons, Part 1 (J. Edward Hackett)

The following is published in two parts. Phenomenological Intuition and the Personal Sphere Before explicating the underlying structure of Scheler’s panentheism, I wanted to take some time and explain what Scheler’s phenomenological method entails and how this phenomenological commitment, though never abandoned in spirit, opened up his initial efforts to characterize religious acts and religious […]


Review – The Contemplative Self after Michel Henry (Michael Saunders)

Rivera, Joseph. The Contemplative Self After Michel Henry: A Phenomenological Theology. Notre Dame: Notre Dame Press, 2015. ISBN-10: 0268040605. 408 pages. Paperback. “Here below, too, life extends its reign. Its concrete modalities are the atemporal substance of our days. Any visible appearance is paired with an invisible reality. With each mouthful of the visible, as Kafka says, an […]


Review – The Origins of Neoliberalism: A Racialized Review (Adam F. Braun)

Leshem, Dotan. The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 0231177763. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 248 pages.  Leshem’s recent volume, The Origins of Neoliberalism suffers from the implications of its subtitle: “Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault.” One quickly gets the idea that this volume might be a […]

Reviews Theology Theory

Forging A Path From Theory To Theology – Review Essay (Matt Waggoner)

Blanton, Ward.  Crockett, Clayton.  Robbins, Jeffrey.  Vahanian, Noëlle.    An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture).   New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.  ISBN: 0231176236.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book. We have entered a historical juncture at which it has become commonplace to offer advice to the […]


Review – Theologies of the Boss (James Cochran)

Yadin-Israel, Azzan. The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen. Highland Park: Lingua Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 0692718516. 202 pages. Paperback, e-book. Azzan Yadin-Israel’s The Grace of God and the Grace of Man: The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen explores the theological development of Bruce Springsteen’s songs. Yadin-Israel’s book follows an increased […]

Philosophy Political Theology

Time Emptied And Time Renewed – The Dominion Of Capital And A Theo-Politics Of Contretemps, Part 3 (Daniel Rhodes)

  The following is the third installment of a three-part series.  The link to the first portion can be found here.  The link to the second is here. Time Renewed: A Theo-Politics of Contretemps If the conquest of capital, as a Marxish read suggests, congeals in the subsuming of space, social relations, nature, and even the […]