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Political Theology on Edge – Ruptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene - Fordham Scholarship Online
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Political Theology on Edge: Ruptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene

Clayton Crockett and Catherine Keller


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 global warming, a brutal form of neoliberal capitalism, protests against racism and police brutality, and the COVID-19 pandemic. This edge is also a form of eschatology that forces us to imagine new ways of being religious and political in our cohabitation of a fragile and shared world. The tradition of political theology is often associated with philosophical responses to the work of Carl Schmitt, alo ... More

Keywords: Anthropocene, climate change, eschatology, political theology, sovereignty, theology of race

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780823298112
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823298112.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clayton Crockett, editor
University of Central Arkansas

Catherine Keller, editor
Drew University

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