November 29, 2022

A Tainted Trophy And The Framing Of White Supremacy In America, Part 3 (Tink Tinker)

The following is the third of a three-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. The entire article appears in the fall 2022 issue of The New Polis Journal. Through the various methodist episcopal annual conference journals, it is possible to trace RM’s movement from church to church through indiana and then illinois to […]

A Tainted Trophy And The Framing Of White Supremacy In America, Part 2 (Tink Tinker)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. The entire article appears in the fall 2022 issue of The New Polis Journal. In fact, this book—with its cover—had become part of the romance narrative of christian conquest, helping to frame destruction, murder and conquest as somehow justifiable before their […]

A Tainted Trophy And The Framing Of White Supremacy In America, Part 1 (Tink Tinker)

The following is the first of a three-part series. The entire article appears in the fall 2022 issue of The New Polis Journal. “…a great many of the inhabitants of the fronteers (sic) consider the murdering of the Indians in the highest degree meritorious.”[1] –indiana governor william henry harrison (1801) The ghastly trophy of a book […]

The Return Of Religion Through Demographics, Part 3 (Joshua Ramos)

The following is the third of a three-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. The Resulting Global Wombfare Political regimes subsequently follow demographic regimes. Eastern Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart, writing of the cultural wars that are antagonizing the United States, considered how might those with conservative tendencies may truly resist and […]

The Return Of Religion Through Demographics, Part 2 (Joshua Ramos)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. Globalization of Fertility Decline Political theologies of pronatalism must be set within the greater global context of our present demographic situation. The world is on the cusp of a demographic transition that can reasonably be described in the terms of […]

The Return Of Religion Through Demographics, Part 1 (Joshua Ramos)

The following is the first of a three-part series. Demography, the return of religion and secularization are linked together within the paradigm of globalization. Is there a return of religion within Western societies through the high fertility rates of religious cohorts versus the low fertility of secular cohorts? Certain demographers and political scientists have argued […]

Marx’s Misfired Mission, Part 2 (Carl Raschke)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. In The Germain Ideology of 1846 Marx and Engels for the first time clearly and decisively clarify that the “sociality” of the human being as “species-being” is grounded in the historical relations of production.  Yet, Marx and Engels observe, “production […]

Marx’s Misfired Mission, Part 1 (Carl Raschke)

The following is the first of a two-part series. It would be an overstatement to say that the failure of Marxism as an historical movement was evident long before the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.  But it is possible to trace it to Marx’s own inability, or reluctance, to build upon his own […]

Decolonizing Identity Politics Through Subjective In-Betweenness, Part 4 (Rode Molla)

The following is the second of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here, the third here. Resisting Fragmented and Hegemonic Identities through Subjective In-Betweenness and Religions Postcolonial theorists define identities to resist homogenizing and fragmenting imposed identities. I aim to show how Ethiopians could resist imported and imposed identities through subjective in-betweenness. Subjective […]

Decolonizing Identity Politics Through Subjective In-Betweenness, Part 3 (Rode Molla)

The following is the second of a four-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. Churches in Africa do not question the postcolonial and neocolonial imagination of tribes in Africa; instead, using the example of Rwanda, they “reproduce the same tribalization and racialization of the Rwandan society as the colonial and neocolonial politicians.”67 […]