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Gender and the Goy

Once you see the penis-centric phrase “the uncircumcised”— some version of it appears in many, if not most of the ancient texts in the corpora mentioned in the book— it’s hard not to notice that, however empty a signifier goy may be, it still signifies something about the male body.

Traditions

Situated on this eschatological middle ground, political theology must reckon with how we live in a time when the kingdom of God is present, creating moments of transformation and rupture…To speak truthfully, political theology must also speak to the quotidian joys and everyday struggles that make up the ordinary time of our lives.

Traditions

Jeremiah’s letter is a bold admonishment to remember that we are all, together, members of the political community. Wherever we find ourselves, we must not forget that there is such a thing as the common good.

The Politics of Scripture
Brethertonian Thinking
Traditions
2nd Annual Essay Contest
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Wittgenstein’s Ladder
Pedagogy
Reading group – Michelle Alexander
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Join us for a lecture and conversation with leading ecofeminist theologian and feminist philosopher of religion Dr. Catherine Keller.

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What should hold the field of political theology together? Or, is asking such a question merely an attempt to consolidate hegemony?

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Political theology describes a field of research that focuses on the interaction of religion and politics while appreciating the richness of religious traditions as they relate to the foundations of political issues.

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photo by Oren Ziv, Activestills, used with permission

Goy

Four authors sound off on Ophir and Rosen-Zvi’s latest book, Goy: Israel’s Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile.

Traditions
Traditions

Over the next several weeks we will have a discussion, with several senior scholars, around an inclusive question oriented to the “canon” of political theology. Though geared toward graduate students, we believe such an initiative will also enable a broad pedagogical reach…

Pedagogy

The first half of our conversation about how white teaching and preaching how white preaching and teaching can change, have changed, and/or must still change in the face of #BlackLivesMatter (the moment and the movement).