Dr. Davor Džalto is Professor in Religion and Democracy at Stockholm School of Theology, and President of The Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity. His research interests include the fields of religious philosophy, political theology, aesthetics, theory of creativity and culture. Recent books: Yugoslavia: Peace, War, and Dissolution (with Noam Chomsky) (2018), Religion and Realism (2016), Art as Tautology (2016).
If efforts for an autocephalous church serve the (neo)imperial agendas of “New Rome,” local nationalisms and local “national” churches will be blessed. If they don’t, local nationalisms and their cravings for autocephaly will be condemned in the name of (neo)imperial “universalism.”