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The Corpse in the KitchenEnclosure, Extraction, and the Afterlives of the Black Hawk War

The Corpse in the Kitchen: Enclosure, Extraction, and the Afterlives of the Black Hawk War

Adam John Waterman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298761
eISBN:
9781531500597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298761.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Corpse in the Kitchen explores relationships between the dispossession of Indigenous peoples, the enclosure of Indigenous land and extraction of Indigenous resources, and settler colonialism as a ... More

The Body of the CrossHoly Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

The Body of the Cross: Holy Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

Travis E. Ables

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823297993
eISBN:
9781531500580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823297993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Body of the Cross is a study of holy victims in Western Christian history, and how their deaths led to the idea of the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice. Since its first centuries, ... More

Freedoms Gained and LostReconstruction and Its Meanings 150 Years Later

Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reconstruction and Its Meanings 150 Years Later

Adam H. Domby and Simon Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298150
eISBN:
9781531500559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298150.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book looks at various ways freedom was both gained and lost during Reconstruction. Its unifying theme is the expansion and contraction of the many and varied manifestations and meanings of ... More

Political Theology on EdgeRuptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene

Political Theology on Edge: Ruptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene

Clayton Crockett and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298112
eISBN:
9781531500573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298112.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This volume develops new resources around the topic of political theology. The discourse of political theology is here situated on an edge, that is, on the edge of a world that is grappling with ... More

Throwing the Moral DiceEthics and the Problem of Contingency

Throwing the Moral Dice: Ethics and the Problem of Contingency

Thomas Claviez and Viola Marchi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298075
eISBN:
9781531500603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Since Greek tragedy and philosophy, ethics has—more or less successfully—served as a bulwark against contingency; or at least to provide guidance in cases were decisions had to be taken in the face ... More

Filipino TimeAffective Worlds and Contracted Labor

Filipino Time: Affective Worlds and Contracted Labor

Allan Punzalan Isaac

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298525
eISBN:
9781531500542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298525.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Filipino Time examines how a variety of immaterial labor performed by Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world, while producing bodily and affective disciplines and dislocations, also ... More

Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Ina Merdjanova (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298600
eISBN:
9781531500610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume seeks to redress a gap in the study of Orthodox Christianity, which has largely remained gender blind. It engages women’s lifeworlds, practices, and experiences in relation to Orthodox ... More

Missions Begin with BloodSuffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Missions Begin with Blood: Suffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Brandon L. Bayne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294206
eISBN:
9780823297474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1695, Father Antonio Menéndez, the Rector of the Mayo and Yaqui missions of Sonora, wrote to Father Eusebio Kino to assure him that the recent revolt of the O’odham and death of the missionary ... More

Class ActsDerrida on the Public Stage

Class Acts: Derrida on the Public Stage

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298396
eISBN:
9781531500528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Class Acts looks at two often neglected aspects of Jacques Derrida’s work as a philosopher, namely, his public presentations and his teaching, along with the question of the “speech act” that links ... More

ErosBeyond the Death Drive

Eros: Beyond the Death Drive

Rosaura Martinez Ruiz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298273
eISBN:
9781531500535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298273.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book considers a promise left unfulfilled in Sigmund Freud’s Beyond the Principle of Pleasure. There Freud suggests that he will investigate a psychic tendency that is not subject to the ... More

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