Symposia

These questions of environmental justice become even more urgent in the face of our current crisis, as we see the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on the same communities who suffer the most from other environmental harms.

A search for origins is also always a search for meaning. In a time of political crisis such as ours, when origin narratives are especially tempting, fresh reminders of their limitations and violent potential are welcome.

This second “flash” symposium seeks to continue our discussion on COVID-19, but from a broader, public angle.

This timely “flash” symposium explores how the crisis generated by COVID-19 might be analyzed through the lenses of political theology.

In times as uncertain as ours, these reflections serve as welcome reminders of the importance of political resistance, critique, and the near-militant self-awareness that characterizes Thoreau’s work.

It is ironic but evident that self-preservation and its varied expressions like self-interest and self-defense are routinely used to justify neglect, violence, and brutality towards others.

A collection of diverse reflections on faith, spirituality, and the anti-vaxxer crisis…

To commemorate twenty years of the journal Political Theology, we asked a variety of scholars, including those in the Political Theology Network’s editorial collective, to reflect on where the field has been, where it is, and where it is going.

We asked two thinkers to reflect on possible points of intersection between political theology and disability studies. Both thinkers approached this question by considering how critical disability studies might help inform our understanding of the ongoing crisis at the United States’ southern border.

Goy

Four authors sound off on Ophir and Rosen-Zvi’s latest book, Goy: Israel’s Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile.

Over the next several weeks we will have a discussion, with several senior scholars, around an inclusive question oriented to the “canon” of political theology. Though geared toward graduate students, we believe such an initiative will also enable a broad pedagogical reach…