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Symposia

The Politics of Sacred Texts

For this symposium, we asked respondents to reflect on the question, “What are the political implications of naming a text sacred?”

The Figure of King

These essays chip away at the patina that has built up around King’s figural representation in our collective political culture.

Toilet Justice

Working for toilet justice is a vivid, material, concrete way to demand space for marginalized bodies, and to resist a respectability politics that sacrifices problematic bodies for the sake of political expediency

Resisting: Political Theology

Does political theology offer strategies for resisting injustice? Or should political theology itself be resisted?

Books We Love

What five books at the intersection of religion and politics inspire you?

Emerging Crisis of Neo-liberalism

We delve into the theoretical and politico-theological genesis of the crisis of neo-liberalism.

Tradinistas: A New Catholic Socialism?

In a post published on Friday, I discussed a recently established group, the Tradinistas, who seek to wed a traditional Catholicism with socialism. In that post, I began an assessment of the Tradinistas’ attempt at a Catholic socialism to date, which I will continue in this post.

The Politics of a General Assembly

Serving as a commissioner is both an honor and a butt-numbing burden.