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Erin Runions

Erin Runions is Nancy J. Lyon Professor of Biblical History and Literature in the Department of Religious Studies at Pomona College. She is the author of The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex and Sovereignty (Fordham University Press, 2014), How Hysterical: Identification and Resistance in the Bible and Film (Palgrave MacMillan, 2003), and Changing Subjects: Gender, Nation, Future in Micah (Sheffield University Press, 2001).


Queer and Trans Religion, Devoted to Berlant

This forum reflects on the intellectual legacy of the late affect theorist Lauren Berlant, who passed away in 2021, for queer and trans studies in religion. Berlant once claimed they had nothing to say about religion – but our contributors disagree.