Eleanor Craig is Program Director and Lecturer for the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at Harvard University. Craig is coeditor with An Yountae of Beyond Man: Race, Coloniality, and Philosophy of Religion (Duke 2021).
That structural violence is always also relational, proximate, and personal is, perhaps, one of the core insights that the concept of mourning brings to the fore for political theology.
To read genealogically in this mode is to read anachronistically, to theorize the present through temporally removed contexts while allowing for their difference.
Registration is now open for the upcoming Political Theology Conference in Philadelphia, PA, September 7-10.