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Religion, Emotion, Sensation: Affect Theories and Theologies

Karen Bray and Stephen D. Moore

Abstract

Religion, Emotion, Sensation asks what the blooming field of critical inquiry known as affect theory has to say about God or gods, religion or religions, scriptures, theologies, or liturgies. Contributors explore the crossings and crisscrossings between affect theory and theology and the study of religion more broadly. At once transpersonal and prepersonal, affect transcends and subtends the human. As such, it has affinity with divinity, but a divinity that is indissociable from materiality. Bringing together affect theorists, theologians, biblical scholars, and scholars of religion, this volu ... More

Keywords: affect theory, animality, new materialism, postcolonial theory, queer theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823285679
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823285679.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Bray, editor
Wesleyan College

Stephen D. Moore, editor
Theological School, Drew University