Essays

The journal invites work that shares its curiosity about how the queer as an ontological, ethico-political, historical, and materialist category worthy of exploration might in itself emerge from the meeting of the political and the theological

Around the Network

The conference will bring together theologians, legal scholars, artists and leaders of faith communities to explore the causes, processes and effects of global migration

Around the Network

Part of our duty is to generate the publics that we want to inhabit, not simply to assent to the publics that are foisted upon us.

Justice, Traditions

The Mary that we discover in Luke’s gospel may not be the sentimentalized and domesticated Mary of the Christian imagination.

The Politics of Scripture

…and they all crossed freely

…and they were heard without initial judgement

Body Politics, Justice, States of Exception

The Senate resolution calling for an end to US military aid to Saudi forces in Yemen is a rebuke to both the Trump administration and Saudi Arabia justified by just war principles.

Traditions

Join a reading group sponsored by the Political Theology Network treating Wynter’s essay “Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom”.

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Around the Network

John the Baptist offers a way for us to rethink Advent, suggesting that the advent of the kingdom demands the advent of justice.

The Politics of Scripture
Criminal Communion

The social construction of the criminal other has long served as a justification for subjugation. Pope Francis has stated that the people of God can smell holiness, and perhaps there is also a greater need for the olfactory discernment of evil in our midst. Despite the risk of too literal an interpretation of this metaphor, deeper reflection is warranted of the ways in which evil must be resisted.

Body Politics, Justice, States of Exception

The new issue of Political Theology includes a guest editorial from Joshua Ralston, essays by Christopher Trigg, Michelle Wolff, and Kyle Lambelet, and a roundtable on political theology and literature

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The message of John the Baptist challenges our complacency about sin, an attitude that pervades and perverts our entire life as a society.

The Politics of Scripture