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Inese Radzins

Inese Radzins is Assistant professor of Philosophy at California State University, Stanislaus. Her life activities include philosophizing, teaching, hiking, reading, biking, and parenting. She is currently working on a book manuscript on Simone Weil’s philosophy of labor.

Essays

Michel Henry

What [Henry’s] oeuvre offers political theology is a reimagining of what constitutes life together—an attention to Life and thereby, spirituality.

Resist: a response

Does political theology offer strategies for resisting injustice? Or should political theology itself be resisted (because it is part of the problem)? Of course, the answer is yes.

Reconfiguring Political Theology: an interview with Vincent Lloyd (Part 2)

First, I want to take social practices and norms as foundational. They do not come from anywhere else, not from people or institutions or God. It is practices and norms all the way down, as it were. Second, I want to present practices and norms as always in conflict. Norms are derived from practices, but they always misrepresent practices; practices are pulled towards norms.

Reconfiguring Political Theology: an interview with Vincent Lloyd (Part 1)

Locating a middle requires, first, the critique of ideology, which determines the options that appear before us.‬ But the critique of ideology requires an attentiveness to tradition, and to social practices and norms. The “Continental” side talks a lot about ideology critique, but rarely does more than gesture towards those social realities‬.‬‬‬‬

REMINDER: CFP: Critical Theory for Political Theology, Keywords

The Political Theology Network seeks proposals for its next series of essays on Critical Theory for Political Theology 2.0 from the fields of feminist theory, queer theory, decolonial studies, Black studies, or Indigenous studies.