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boundary 2 (1 August 2003) 30 (3): 107–122.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Daniel T. O'Hara Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:3 / sheet 111 of 252 6943 boundar Neither Gods nor Monsters: An Untimely Critique of the ‘‘Post/Human’’ Imagination...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Stathis Gourgouris Postsecularist discourse, as it has been fashioned in recent years, cannot really handle the problem of atheism—especially an atheism predicated not on the nonexistence of God but on the irrelevance of God. Arguing for the latter takes atheism outside the epistemological orbit of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2006) 33 (3): 135–139.
Published: 01 August 2006
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... with positivism; they embraced Marxism and the possibility of a new humanism built upon a socially just society, but they were wary of the agents of the revolution they supported. They had abandoned faith in God, but most were convinced of the continued existence of the Devil. In fact, the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 August 2012
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boundary 2 (1 February 2014) 41 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2014
... from Paris, Berlin, Milan, London, Vienna, and God knows where else. They have never been there. They have surely seen these places on television. The distant rich world has sent its remains, its refuse, and they, the thirtysomething women of my county seat, will be able...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2014
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 177–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is lost. The world is abandoned by God, Lukács very definition of the novel. Paradoxically, it is precisely through this loss that Kanafani and Munif become modern novelists, producing a sacralized aura of authenticity that they then proceed to destroy. Duke University Press 2009 “Empire of the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2005) 32 (3): 119–137.
Published: 01 August 2005
... corso turns from a poetic time of gods, through to an age of heroes, where individuals take on the char- acteristics of the gods, that is, an aristocracy, and to the age of men, or democracy. This last age, Vico argues, records the loss of the gods. From this loss, men relapse into the earliest...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 135–148.
Published: 01 May 2007
... doubly sure”— in his All Too Human: A Political Education (1999) to upbraid “the frantic orthodoxy” of Kenneth Starr after the Lewinsky scandal. And now, in the long wake of 9/11, liberals like Jim Wallis (God’s Politics [2005]) and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. (“Forgetting Reinhold Niebuhr,” New York...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 November 2015
... prince of fire to myself, pinto & an audience of roaches white goo within us the undulation of dead boys whom febrônio murdered each boy abbreviating god charity virtue sanctity life magnet of life each welted letter a mother’s tear febrônio tattooed into the boys’ chests imagining himself a...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the Qur’an that must be taken figuratively; Surat an-Nur (The Chapter of Light) even states that God speaks in parables (24:38–40). As in Christian traditions, going back to Augustine and earlier, literal meaning is viewed as existing alongside, and often as the foundation of, other levels of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the way political power has come to occupy in Islam the transcendental place of God. Today, a variety of Islamic scholars are busy trying to show that indeed the very intellectual and creative resources of Islam itself allow for a pensée de la démocratie. For me, this kind of work pertains to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
... this is the resistance to patriarchal domi- nation articulated from within a religio-folk idiom by women and the poor in the name of Meera. A far more interesting and moving account of the Saidian theory of secular interpretation can be found in the essay ‘‘Gods That Always Fail 4 In this...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 February 2013
... became Flesh, the Trinitarian substance, the unpronounceable Name of God, the 99 names of God, the Unrepresentable, the transcendental Absolute, God- dess Reason, and so on)—and are often more powerful as such. Christ himself is called, by Paul, “the image of the invisible God”—hos estin eikōn...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 117–123.
Published: 01 August 2001
... hasn’ t screwed you or seen you with your clothes off. And I have to pay. It was the best contract you ever had. You’re rich His male voice of Capitalist greed remains locked in a solipsistic, self-wrought hell: ‘‘My god, this is a horrid place. It’s wretched. I want to get...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2015
... second guess yourself when you have pinkeye at inopportune moments, but second guess you do since being hard on yourself is a vaccine against the imagined wrangle of slander, as if you could clear the hail of mirth, blow it away like some mighty wind god to a cloudless day at the beach where the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... referents no longer—if ever—were able to (re)present the substance of his critique. With a stunned and silenced crowd looking on, Sojourner Truth posed a most prescient question to Douglass: “Frederick, is God dead . Harriet Beecher Stowe, “Sojourner Truth, the Libyan Sibyl,” Atlantic...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 223–237.
Published: 01 February 2005
... innova- tive philosophers of science of the present time. Now we finally have, in other words, after years of embarrassed commentaries in which people had eulogized Whitehead’s God and disparaged Whitehead’s science, a book in which Whitehead’s science and Whitehead’s God are each given their right...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... that the task of the intellectual is to kill the gods. With the rise of postsecularism in the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences, it appears that some of us, on the contrary, are rehabilitating the gods, as motifs and symbols pointing to rifts and gaps in modern consciousness if not...