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Call for Nominations: PTN Executive Committee

The PTN Executive Committee is accepting nominations. Find out more about the role and how to nominate someone.

Dangerous Memories, Costly Faith, and a Faithful Future

How I understand Tran’s story is that the script for Asian American Christian resistances to racial capitalism needs to be formed by the dangerous memory of Jesus Christ’s witness. Otherwise, Asian American theologies end up resisting identarian essentializations of Asian America that do not always speak to concrete challenges and dynamics that Asian Americans experience.

A Call to Radical Witnessing to the Faith Needed for Our Times

The disruptive presence of Nehemiah in spaces that are intended to erase his identity allows for a broader understanding of God’s word. While religious laws may sometimes be exclusionary in their nature, a higher law, one that is grounded in one’s fidelity to God through the way one lives one’s life, allows for radical inclusivity of all before God.

Call for Nominations: PTN Executive Committee

The PTN Executive Committee is accepting nominations. Find out more about the role and how to nominate someone.

Political Theology Journal Welcomes Two to Editorial Board

The journal Political Theology is happy to announce the addition of Muna Tatari and Pantelis Kalaitzidis to its editorial board.

“How the University De-Radicalizes Students, Professors, and Social Movements”: A Conversation With Joy James and Rebecca Wilcox

The Political Theology Network Mentoring Initiative will hold this conversation on January 28, 2022 from 1-2:30 PM EST. Please RSVP for the link.

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Body Politics

Perspectives on Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism

“Christianity redounds to its own political economy, first by making economy a general feature of creaturely existence and second by relating the kingdom of God to the economy of God, speaking of God’s reign as God’s grace. Racism and racial capitalism—epitomized but not exhausted by white supremacist Christian religion—are distortions of God’s kingdom and economy, rejections of divine rule and divine desire” (Asian Americans and the Spirit of Capitalism, 15).

The Roots and Ruptures of Contemporary Islamic Piety

We are pleased to welcome six contributors to discuss the state of many contemporary questions in Islamic studies.

Resisting the Powers: Walter Wink’s Legacy Reexamined

Walter Wink was a controversial figure when he was alive, so it is not surprising his critique of the powers and principalities continues to draw criticism while inspiring new generations of Christians to engage in nonviolent resistance against structural injustice.