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Crediting GodSovereignty and Religion in the Age of Global Capitalism

Crediting God: Sovereignty and Religion in the Age of Global Capitalism

Miguel Vatter (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233199
eISBN:
9780823233212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233199.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Tocqueville suggested that the people reign in the American political world like God over the universe. This intuition anticipates the crisis in the secularization paradigm that has ... More

Crossing the RubiconThe Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

Crossing the Rubicon: The Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

Emmanuel Falque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269877
eISBN:
9780823269914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269877.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In France today, philosophy—in particular phenomenology—finds itself in a paradoxical relation to theology. Some debate a “theological turn.” Others disavow theological arguments as if it would ... More

The Experience of GodA Postmodern Response

The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response

Kevin Hart and Barbara Wall (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225187
eISBN:
9780823237135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225187.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a series of approaches to the ancient question of whether and how God is a matter of “experience”, or, alternately, to what extent the notion of experience can be ... More

Fragmentation and MemoryMeditations on Christian Doctrine

Fragmentation and Memory: Meditations on Christian Doctrine

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229499
eISBN:
9780823236961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229499.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Philosophers have long and skeptically viewed religion as a source of over easy answers, with a singular, totalizing “God” and the comfort of an immortal soul being the greatest among them. But ... More

Is Critique Secular?Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to ... More

Lessons in Secular Criticism

Lessons in Secular Criticism

Stathis Gourgouris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book reconfigures recent secularism debates, by showing (1) how the secular imagination is closely linked to society’s radical poiesis, its capacity to imagine and create unprecedented forms of ... More

Negative EcstasiesGeorges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Jeremy Biles and Kent Brintnall (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Despite Georges Bataille’s acknowledged influence on major poststructuralist thinkers—including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes—and his prominence in literary, cultural, ... More

The Philosophical Approach to GodA New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

The Philosophical Approach to God: A New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

W. Norris Clarke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227198
eISBN:
9780823237166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a revised and expanded edition of three lectures delivered by the author at Wake Forest University in 1979. Long out of print, in its new edition it should be a valuable ... More

Planetary LovesSpivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Postcolonial theology has recently emerged as a site of intense intellectual and political energy and has taken its place in the interdisciplinary field of postcolonial studies. This ... More

The Self-Emptying SubjectKenosis and Immanence, Medieval to Modern

The Self-Emptying Subject: Kenosis and Immanence, Medieval to Modern

Alex Dubilet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279463
eISBN:
9780823281633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279463.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Against the two dominant ethical paradigms of continental philosophy—Levinas’s ethics of the Other and Foucault’s ethics of self-cultivation—The Self-Emptying Subject: Kenosis and Immanence, Medieval ... More

Styles of PietyPracticing Philosophy after the Death of God

Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

S. Clark Buckner and Matthew Statler (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The last half century has seen both attempts to demythologize the idea of God into purely secular forces and the resurgence of the language of “God” as indispensable to otherwise ... More

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Adriana Cavarero and Angelo Scola

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267347
eISBN:
9780823272341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267347.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A leading Italian feminist philosopher and the Archbishop of Milan face off over the contemporary meaning of the biblical commandment not to kill. The result is a series of erudite and wide-ranging ... More

The Trace of GodDerrida and Religion

The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

Edward Baring and Peter E. Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262090
eISBN:
9780823266388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262090.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The question of religion was a major preoccupation for Jacques Derrida especially during the last years of his life. His writings on this theme have continued to inspire and provoke, and they have ... More

TrialsOf Antigone and Jesus

Trials: Of Antigone and Jesus

William Robert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231652
eISBN:
9780823237203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What does it mean to be called “human”? How does this nomination affect or effect what it means to be called “divine”? This book responds to these related questions in intertwined explorations of the ... More

Wisdom, Law, and VirtueEssays in Thomistic Ethics

Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Lawrence Dewan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The focus of this book is morals—how human beings should live their lives. For this book (and Thomas Aquinas) “morals” is “the journey of the rational creature toward God.” While ... More

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