October 6, 2022

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 […]

The Revolution Of Respect – The Overlooked Factor In Globalization That Is Driving Everything, Part 2 (Carl Raschke)

The following is the text of the University Lecture given by New Polis editor Carl Raschke for the University of Denver (DU). According to the DU website, “the University Lecturer Award is given in recognition of superlative creative and scholarly work”. This is the second of a two-part transcript. The first can be found here. At the same time, […]

The State of Exception As Apocalyptic Desire – Overcoming A Persecuting Society, Part 4 (Roger Green)

The following is the fourth of a multi-part series. The first can be found here, the second here, the third here. I have been arguing in previous posts, following William Cavanaugh and many other recent scholars of religion, the claim that ‘religion’ as a concept ought not be regarded as static or transcendent entity.   I […]