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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Kahn’s work, though his stature has grown enormously in 2011’s Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty . Kahn’s subject in the text is the relationship between American power and American culture, a relationship he defines as a “political theological project.” My purpose is...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 2007 Religion, Politics, Theology: A Conversation with Achille Mbembe This conversation took place in May 2006 at the Humanities Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine. There were questions from...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as a frontal critique of political theology and partner to the secular humanism proposed by Edward Said. The political and aesthetic activation of secular criticism involves a practical poetics as well as a critique of the conceits of the postsecular, of the notion of a political theology, and the...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
... performative speech acts. At the site where language, race, and religion–the positive symptoms of decadence–are knotted together, Renan describes a political theology of the color line. The supposed “truths” about Oriental decadence became distributed among the objects of its study (“Orientals”) within the...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... engagement with Byzantine iconoclasm and argues that by appropriating elements of Byzantine Aristotelian theology in order to undergird a postsecularist argument, the modern critic dehistoricizes ideas that were firmly rooted in East Roman social, political, and cultural contexts in a manner that ultimately...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
... questions, this essay develops the notion of theological thinking as a form of critique and a critical theoretical practice for a moment bisected by the (re)turn to theology and the seeming permanence of the theologico-political. Following the examples of James Baldwin and W. E. B. Du Bois, theological...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 81–107.
Published: 01 May 2005
... legitimacy, as well as visvis other social beings in the world-historical space. There is no meaningful comparison without the pre- 2. Georg Lukács, Destruction of Reason, trans. Peter Palmer (London: Merlin Press, 1980). 3. Carl Schmitt, Political Theology, trans. George Schwab (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 113–148.
Published: 01 May 2000
... autonomous act—has all the trappings of liberty.19 Indeed, by terms. White abolitionism drew largely upon evangelical theology and theories of univer- sal reform; black abolitionism was grounded in political philosophy, and shaped by daily...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... At the present pass, even the discipline's recognized opportunity—which lies in its being well positioned institutionally to develop a worldly critical praxis responsive to the politics of the aesthetic—is experienced as a special burden; for no discipline wants to be responsible to “allness” (that...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 187–215.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Kim Uchang Duke University Press 2007 Politics and Human Values: Reflections on Democratic Politics in Korea Kim Uchang 1 When originally planning the second conference of the Daesan Foun- dation, the organizers...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
...,” leading to a wholesale demoralization of working-­class life in particular.2 The theologi- zation of welfare promises to restore such values without otherwise ques- tioning the class, gender, or race politics of neoliberal economic reform. In practice, this has translated as an intensification of...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Nikita Dhawan The past decades have been ones of unprecedented sociocultural and legal gains for queer politics. But these achievements have been accompanied by a severe critique of queer racism and of the imperialist agenda of global gay politics. The employment of gender and sexuality as alibis...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
.../01903659-2072846 © 2013 by Duke University Press 8 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 And they draw upon a range of influential sources—the work of Jürgen Habermas in the post-2001­ phase, Charles Taylor’s neo-Catholic­ philoso- phy of “authenticity,” more or less Schmittian political theologies, and the...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 February 2014
... promoted by Orbán and his entourage. Talking about higher principles of politics, Lánczi conspicuously avoided references to political theology, which became increasingly present in Orbán’s rhetoric. One might sur- mise behind the difference a Straussian stance—the difference between the...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 239–250.
Published: 01 February 2020
... philosophical form of writing. North Paul , The Yield: Kafka’s Atheological Reformation ( Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 ). Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Franz Kafka theology aphorisms References Kafka Franz . 2002a . “ Aphorismen...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . 2010 . “ Ten Theses on Politics .” In Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics , translated and edited by Corcoran Steven , 40 – 41 . London : Continuum . Schmitt Carl . 1922 . Politische Theologie: Vier Kapitel Zur Lehre Von Der Souveränität . München : Duncker & Humblot...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
... world is the world of complete and integral actuality [allseitiger und integraler Aktualität ]” (Benjamin GS, 1:1239).11 In an important essay asserted in his Political Theology that “all the decisive concepts of modern political theory . . . are secularized theological concepts...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Press 64 boundary 2 / August 2015 in order to highlight how “the politics of the voice” is never completely sev- ered from the world of theology and metaphysics, especially when it is cap- tured by the state in a state of emergency. At least for that reason, the voice needs to be given close...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2018
... existing political factions without assuming an attitude of neutrality. The fostering of this social-political consciousness is the task of the student body, conceived as a cultural avantgarde. Benjamin calls for a “new philosophical pedagogy” that would provide an arena for the confrontation of youth and...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (1): 195–215.
Published: 01 February 2015
... security society in general. In recent years, Spanos has emphasized the importance of Giorgio Agamben’s meditations on the “state of exception,” particularly in relation to the suspension of the political (in Jacques Rancière’s sense of the term) after 9/11. Emphasizing Agamben’s Heideggerian lineage has...