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Joshua Dubler

Joshua Dubler is an associate professor of religion at the University of Rochester where he directs the Rochester Education Justice Initiative, which fosters higher educational opportunities for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Dubler is author of Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison (FSG, 2013), and co-author of Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons (Oxford, 2019).


Introduction: The Serious Work of Political Theology

Political theology amidst and against human caging must carry out continued rigorous analysis of the practices that support this system. It must continue to critique the social power wielded against liberation by American Christians historically, and contemporarily as well by non-Christian religionists and seculars who have accepted the terms implicit in the contract with whiteness.