Category: Quick Takes

Not feminist enough

Biggar’s “academic” lack of understanding aids and abets transphobia making him complicit.

Body Politics, Quick Takes

The founder of Black Liberation Theology, the Rev. Dr. James Cone died on April 28, 2018. We asked scholars, religious leaders, and activists around the Political Theology Network to share their brief reflections on the passing of this scholar, pastor, visionary, and prophet.

Quick Takes

The Second Amendment should not become just one more issue of irreconcilable hyperpartisanship.  Whether one finds themselves on the political right or the political left, one should realize that the question of gun violence ultimately comes down to the health of the polis.

Justice, Quick Takes

The ironclad certainty with which accounts of King’s life, thought, and action are given itself evinces a misunderstanding of the questions that animated that life, thought, and action.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

It is our critical memory that prompts us to ethical reflection on the anniversary of a grave injustice.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

On this, the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, let us not only remember King’s life as prophetic critic but also his advice for living.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

If evil is the privation or perversion of a good, the real evil in the old-new Brazilian meaning of “corruption” is the dereliction of the divine goodness in the human neighbor and the nonfeasance neglect of God’s living presence amid the oppressed.

Quick Takes

There is a connection between addressing toilet provision as a justice issue and accepting the fact that no one can live without eliminating waste.

Body Politics, Quick Takes

What the words of Lt. Calley teach us about how we see (and don’t see) our enemies.

History, Quick Takes

Gendered public restrooms and confessionals operate by frighteningly similar schemas.

Body Politics, Quick Takes

The necessary elimination of fluids from the body shouldn’t be the pretext for the unnecessary elimination of immigrants from the body politic.

Body Politics, Quick Takes
Do Your Business

“Do your business” is not just a command for Chloe to relieve; it is also an invitation to transgress boundaries and increase the flow of toilet justice.

Body Politics, Quick Takes