1-20 of 252 Search Results for

religion

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 May 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...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 189–212.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Corey D. B. Walker What are the conditions of possibility for a critique of religion in a moment when the languages of religion and politics saturate and (over)determine critical discourse? How does one critically interrogate the contemporary manifestation of the phenomenon of religion when the...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
... that is directed at coercive practices across the secularism-religion divide. Critique, when engaging with solely one dimension of domination, risks reproducing violence. Thus, anti-imperialist and antiracist critique of queer politics must be accompanied by a critique of “reproductive...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., purportedly representing “true” religion and “politicized” religion, and the mapping of this division onto the religious tenet of tolerance and its political exhaustion, respectively, and questions the explanatory value of this narrative. It examines the concept and genealogy of “tolerance” with a view to...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arif Dirlik The essay critically engages two recent works on the Confucian revival in the People’s Republic of China published by Princeton University Press, the one advocating a Confucian monarchy for the PRC, the other arguing for the universal relevance of Confucianism as a “world religion...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... nationalities, religions, and even civilizations, which is also intertwined with the concept of trans-societal system. For example, the tributary system in Chinese history is not only a mode of contact in a trans-systemic society but also a form of network in the trans-societal system. It links various...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 May 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...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... equation of religion with relaxation—have found a welcome home in Ireland, no stranger to quests for authentic identity or to the value of the holiday industry. The decline in conventional Catholic practice has been matched by an exponential rise in spiritual pilgrimage tourism, which combines the language...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Stathis Gourgouris This is a meditation on the assertion by Cornelius Castoriadis that “every religion is idolatry.” Idolatry here is configured beyond the conventional understanding of the idol as a concrete object of worship which works within the logic of representation. In monotheism, even the...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 223–243.
Published: 01 February 2013
... reinforces a reading of Byzantine culture firmly rooted in the most regressive Enlightenment distortions of the Byzantine experience. Furthermore, a properly historical engagement with Byzantium contributes to a critical approach on assumptions regarding the nature of the “modern” and its effect on religion...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 87–98.
Published: 01 August 2013
... truth about human beliefs and about religions, which he claims are “invariably cruel.” At this point in history, to promote the kind of atomism Greenblatt glorifies is really to promote doxa; thinkers such as Charles Taylor are now casting doubt on such notions, and Taylor is not alone. Book Reviewed...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Harshana Rambukwella Recent scholarly work on Sri Lanka has sought to align itself with postsecularist trends in global scholarship. The Sri Lankan variant does not emerge from a direct concern with the place of religion in public or political life, but it exhibits similarities to its global...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
... thinking most visibly associated with it, and to understand its relation to larger social forces in our world. Clearly, some- thing that is routinely spoken of as the “return of religion” often functions boundary 2 40:1 (2013) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2072837 © 2013 by Duke University Press 2 boundary...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
... secularisms would work out. For Heine, who once quipped that the entry ticket to European cul- ture came in the form of baptism,1 secularism presented a project that called for a critical grasp of the problem of religion. After all, he soon was to learn that instead of gaining acceptance and...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
... established between . Wilfred Cantwell Smith, The Meaning and End of Religion: A New Approach to the Religious Traditions of Mankind (New York, Macmillan, 1962). Judy / Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz  27 demigod and God. Stripped of his terrible aspect, Ahmad ʿAbd al...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
... purpose. According to Jürgen Habermas, the term postsecular applies to soci- eties that were once Christian, then became secular, and now—because of the large-scale­ immigration of believers from non-­Christian nations as well as the rise of religion globally—are obliged to adapt to the...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
... acting on commitments and using 2. Peter van der Veer, Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001), 14. 3. My opinion on whether it should have chosen to define itself as a critique of all these convergent values will be...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 41–63.
Published: 01 November 2018
... .” DefenseReview.com . April 15 , 2014 . Derrida Jacques . 2002 . “ Faith and Knowledge .” In Acts of Religion , edited by Anidjar Gil , 40 – 101 . New York : Routledge . Derrida Jacques . 2003 . “ Autoimmunity: Real and Symbolic Suicides .” In Philosophy in a Time of Terror...