June 9, 2023

Nor On The Soles of Her Shoes? The King Of Infinite Space (Roger Green)

The tendency toward universalizing concepts has its legacy within the foundation of Religious Studies as a discipline, which, though little known outside the field, has recently interrogated its underwritten Protestant biases.  This work continues, despite the fact that many religiously sentimental scholars merely take discussions of “postsecularism” to be an invitation to bring surface-level scriptural […]

Rethinking Capitalism And Community Development – The Strengths Of Praxis, Part 2 (Tony Ward)

The following is the second part of a two-part installment. The first part can be found here. The Design Process In keeping with the general mission of the project to build and sustain relationships, to promote learning and to engage the whole community, the management team solicited the help of students in one of the […]

Rethinking Capitalism And Community Development – The Strengths Of Praxis, Part 1 (Tony Ward)

The following is the first part in a two-part installment. Author Note: This article comes from a paper that was originally presented at the Critical Education in an Era of Crisis Conference, Thessalonkiki, Greece. It is the second of two. The first involved an analysis of pre-capitalist, indigenous models of health and critically compared these […]

Carl Schmitt And The True German Origins Of Political Theology (Jonathan Cole)

“Sovereign is he who decides on the exception.” Thus opens the book that is said to have given birth to political theology—Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology, published in German in 1922. This deceptively simple proposition opens a highly stimulating and insightful examination of the relationship between sovereignty, law and the state. But what does Political Theology […]

One Divides Into Two – The French Connection Of Mao, May, And Today (Jonathan Fardy)

“One divides into two.” This enigmatic phrase once functioned as the ideological lynchpin of the Cultural Revolution. Maoism redrew the profile of Marxist theory. The dialectic, understood as an ideological and historical process of contradiction and resolution, was central to Maoism as it had been to Marxism and Leninism. But in his writings, especially “On […]