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Jack David Eller

Jack David Eller is Head of Anthropology of Religion at the Global Center for Religion Research. He is a cultural anthropologist who has studied Australian Aboriginal religion as well as religious violence and secularism. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Introducing Anthropology of Religion (Routledge), Cruel Creeds, Virtuous Violence: Religious Violence across Culture and History (Prometheus), and Trump and Political Theology (GCRR Press).


The Trickster: Ancient Spirit, Modern Political Theology

The trickster, an ancient and nearly universal character, offers a new and better-fitting political theology for the twenty-first century than the Abrahamic god.