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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Allen Dunn Both Martin Heidegger and Theodor Adorno lament the disenchantment of the world that results from the secularization process, but both are loath to call for a return to mythic culture. They seek a postsecular source of value independent of both premodern myth and enlightened reason. As...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., the essay answers its title question with a resounding “no,” proposes a withdrawal from the easy identification of secularism, modernity, and the state, and ends with a counsel of disciplinary modesty. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Is the Postcolonial Also Postsecular...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Aamir R. Mufti This essay argues that the “postsecular” tendency in contemporary humanities and social sciences relies disproportionately on contemporary political Islam to make its case for a “return of religion.” Furthermore, postsecularism generates a highly misleading view of political Islam as...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Melinda Cooper This article questions the culturalist and civilizational taxonomies of postsecular theory by redirecting attention toward the practical consequences of public theology in the realm of neoliberal welfare reform. Tracing the simultaneous rise of faith-based welfare and the religious...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jason W. Stevens While in many respects valuable, postsecularism also encompasses unhelpful views that wish to liberate us from the legacy of the Enlightenment, which is made the whipping boy for all manner of ruses and self-deceptions of power. Religion, in contrast, is revalued because it is a...
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boundary 2 (1 November 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 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Aamir R. Mufti This introduction explains the structure of the special issue “Antinomies of the Postsecular,” which is divided into two discrete parts. It also briefly summarizes the contributions included in the issue. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 This content is made freely available...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Bruce Robbins The post in postsecular assumes the prior existence of secularism as a dominant social sensibility that can and should be superseded. Taking as its point of departure the fact that, for better or worse, secularism has never enjoyed such a hegemonic status in the United States, where...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Vassilis Lambropoulos Postsecularism may be seen as an ongoing response of the Counter-Reformation to Protestant secularism. It represents a spiritualist critique of modernity that advocates civic harmony and a nonpolitics of belonging. Yet the ethico-political dilemmas that the baroque church...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... recent postsecular turn in queer postcolonial scholarship and activism. Religious violence against sexual minorities is ignored by prioritizing violence against religious minorities. The sole focus on queer racism and homonationalism in the global North neglects how supposedly conflicting ideologies of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for its English-speaking readership. Publication of works of questionable scholarship by a major university press, and the positive reception given to them, suggests some resonance with the antidemocratic and so-called postsecular turns in the United States and Europe. © 2014 by Duke University...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... intellectual interventions against exclusivist cultural nationalisms may be found in the idea of secular criticism deployed by Edward W. Said, which holds history and historicist thinking as crucial in developing a critical position that can contest essentialist thinking without resorting to the postsecular...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2016) 43 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... Between Humanities and the Digi- tal. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. Vinken, Barbara. Flaubert Postsecular: Modernity Crossed Out. Stanford, CA: Stan- ford University Press, 2015. Watkins, Evan. Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... spectatorship, surrealism, and the age of new media. Sean McCann is professor of English at Wesleyan University. He is the author of A Pinnacle of Feeling: American Literature and Presidential Government. John McClure teaches English at Rutgers University. His most recent book, Partial Faiths: Postsecular...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Press 42 boundary 2 / Spring 2013 can say that the name postsecularism exhibits the worst of all post- des- ignations: generally, a lazy way of codifying emergent historical terrains. The facile and proliferating nomenclature of all kinds of “post-somethings”­ bears with it the incapacitated...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Professor at the University of Queensland. He has also taught in Germany, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. His most recent books are Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (2004), Exit Capitalism: Literary Culture, Theory and Postsecular Modernity (2010), and...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 211–215.
Published: 01 February 2009
... 2009 Books Received Abeysekara, Ananda. The Politics of Postsecular Religion: Mourning Secular Futures. Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Cultures. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. Alaimo, Stacy, and Susan Hekman, eds. Material...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Vattimo makes a similar kind of argument, developed out of the nihilism, as he sees it, of Heidegger and Nietzsche, World Literatures Dossier / Bové / Closing Remarks 207 the consequence of which is a postsecularizing claim that also legitimates his own conversion to Catholicism...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 139–161.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and Simon During have identified as the postsecular were all important framing concepts in the latter half of the twentieth century. If these aforementioned terms have provided crucial insights, our recent “post” trends seem to show the limits. It should not sur- prise any of us that since the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015