Not Light but Fire

In a white supremacist culture, one crucial precondition of any true and faithful theological speech is repentance. True theology is not light but fire.

Ethics, Political Theology in History, Race, Racism, Symposia

Giving voice and hope to groaning and suffering creatures is the political task that we can take up for the oppressed creation in imitation of the Spirit, who advocates for us to our true Sovereign for the hope of our bodily redemption.

Recent Symposia

Race & Political Theology

What is the role of the public theologian in unveiling the racialized discourse of public theology itself?

Race and Political Theology

For this symposium, we asked respondents to reflect on the question, “What are the political implications of naming a text sacred?”

These essays chip away at the patina that has built up around King’s figural representation in our collective political culture.

ASSEMBLY Podcast

With the Oscars just around the corner, we convene a panel to discuss theology, morality, and politics in recent film. We begin by confronting the horrors of racism in Get Out and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

In the Field

This guest editorial introduces the recently published special issue of Political Theology focused on Jacques Derrida’s Death Penalty Seminars.

Political Theology, Volume 19, Issue 1, February 2018 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.