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Laura Simpson

Laura Simpson is a Ph.D. student at Villanova University. She studies Christian social ethics with a focus on theologies of punishment in the U.S. prison system.


Reflections from Summer 2021 Emerging Scholars Gathering

As six emerging scholars met over summer 2021, the overarching theme of the workshop—the state of the field of political theology—presented both an opportunity for and obstacle to meaningful conversation.

Fred Moten

Moten’s prophecy bespeaks aesthetic registers in ordinary (Black) life, but he denies that the aesthetic is redemptive.