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Bevin Blaber

Symposia

While the difficulty in neatly defining the field itself verges on notoriety, the pieces in this series offer accounts of affect’s appearances and tangible effects, and illustrate the value of thinking political theology in relationship to emotions, bodies and the non-linguistic .

Inaugural Essay Contest

To whom should we, working in political theology, listen, and how?

Political Theology and Ecology

For this symposium, we asked our contributors to reflect on possible points of intersection between ecology and political theology.

Ecology
Love and Politics

What is at stake in invoking “love” in political spheres? When we claim that “Love Trumps Hate”, what vision of “love” are we championing? When and how is it valuable for activists and religious leaders to make recourse to the idea of “love”? What kind of obligations does “love” entail?

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