Essays

The transfiguration reveals the implicit grammar of Jesus’ politics and political identity. This identity did not require a retreat to heaven, but confrontation and crucifixion in Jerusalem.

The Politics of Scripture

…placing the feeling of exhaustion as the central organizing principle hails a subject as experienced and expressed through divisions and differences

Body Politics

In Open Wide Our Hearts, the US Catholic bishops successfully describe how racism has historically been at the heart of American life, but the pastoral letter emphasizes personal conversion at the expense of structural transformation.

Traditions

What does thinking about affect mean for the politics of the religious studies classroom?

Body Politics

When we are tempted to anxiety in the face of the success of the wicked, the psalmist reorients us to the Lord.

The Politics of Scripture

The dialogue at the 2019 Black Muslim Psychology Conference will explore the impact of internalized oppression, notions of Black inferiority and assumptions of Islamic inauthenticity on identity, well-being and development of Black/African Muslims in the United States.

Around the Network

The US Catholic bishops’ pastoral letter Open Wide Our Hearts seeks to assuage white guilt rather than inspire a courageous stand against white supremacy.

Traditions

The workshop provides grants to graduate students to attend the annual meeting and to participate in a half-day workshop, facilitated by senior scholars in the area of political theology.

Around the Network

Join a reading group sponsored by the Political Theology Network treating Fanon’s book Black Skin, White Masks.

Around the Network

Luke makes it clear that it is God, and God alone, who can best align our lives and realities, to make us whole and healthy, and to give us a life worth living, a life most “human.”

The Politics of Scripture

Why does Trump’s face matter? Why does Trump—a world-class performer and master of the craft of showmanship—practice shaping his face? What does his face do? Is Trump’s face part of his power?

Body Politics, Essays
Traditions