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Martin Shuster

Martin Shuster is associate professor of philosophy and holds the chair of Judaic studies and justice at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD, where he also directs the Center for Geographies of Justice. In addition to many articles and essays across a range of topics, he is the author of Autonomy after Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity; New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre; and How to Measure a World? A Philosophy of Judaism. With Anne O’Byrne, he is the editor of Logics of Genocide: The Structures of Violence and the Contemporary World. With Henry Pickford, he is currently editing the Oxford Handbook of Theodor W. Adorno and he recently just signed a contract to write the Critical Theory book in Routledge’s The Basics series.


Kojin Karatani

A short overview of Kojin Karatani’s Marxist influenced focus on modes of exchange as revealing the Borromean ring of Capital-Nation-State, and the import of this ring for religion.

The Rupture of Desire: An Interview with China Miéville

The following is a small portion of a longer interview with China Miéville in the journal Political Theology.

Pussy Riot and the Church

This piece is from the Political Theology Network archives originally posted on August 23, 2012.

In Memoriam:                                                                      Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas and the Journey of Theology Toward the Future

The prominent Eastern Orthodox theologian Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas of Pergamon (Ecumenical Patriarchate) passed in Athens, on February 2, 2023.


From Myanmar to Mariupol, from the streets of Memphis to the waves and winds of the Mediterranean Sea: resistance to violence takes many forms. So does political protest against precarity. At which point does the unavoidable vulnerability of the living condition come to expression as political agency? Can such precarious politics constitute or configure an alternative community?