Gil Anidjar

Gil Anidjar

Gil Anidjar is Professor in the Departments of Religion, the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS), and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS). His books include ‘Our Place in al-Andalus’: Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters (Stanford UP, 2002); The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy (Stanford UP, 2003); Semites: Race, Religion, Literature (Stanford UP, 2008); and Blood: a Critique of Christianity (Columbia UP, 2014)

Essays

I cannot say that I hope for more discussions of political theology in 20 years. But I do hope for the endurance of conversation, indeed, for the preservation of the art and wisdom of conversation.

Christian Interrogation

…Political Theology is the sedimented yet changing and multifarious ways in which Christianity divides itself and (which is to say also: from) the world.