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Rachel Feldman

Rachel Feldman is a cultural anthropologist and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin and Marshall College. She specializes in the Anthropology of Religion and Political Theology, Judaic Studies, and Post-Colonial theory. Her forthcoming book “The Children of Noah: Jewish Messianism in the 21st Century” (Rutgers University Press) ethnographically examines the globalization of messianic-zionism.


Political Theologies of Debilitation

As Puar illustrates, debility ensures future sources of profitable capacitation in the name of liberal democracy and liberal rights bearing subjects. I am interested in what can be gained by attending to religion in this constellation, with the goal of further elaborating the dialectic of material and belief that engenders debility.

Political Theology Conference 2023

Registration is now open for the upcoming Political Theology Conference in Philadelphia, PA, September 7-10.