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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Leland de la Durantaye Giorgio Agamben's work first achieved international recognition—and notoriety—through his study of the sacred in Homo Sacer . This recognition and notoriety grew with the subsequent installments in this still ongoing series, Remnants of Auschwitz ( Homo Sacer III ), State of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Shar`iah , or Islamic law; and other crucial concepts such as ijtihad or independent reasoning and ijma' or consensus. This essay will argue that the so-called fundamentalist versions of Islam are burdened by a literalism that has no grounding and no sanction in the sacred texts of Islam. The myth of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., that the sacred in human society always entails interdicts, that is, imperative sacrifices of satisfactions in the name of what somehow counts more for the society? Duke University Press 2009 Another Avatar of the Circle: Philip Rieff’s Counter-Enlightenment What follows is a short...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 137–153.
Published: 01 February 2013
... idolatry—or is not socially effective religion. In religion, words themselves—sacred words—function, and can only function, as idols.”1 The unequivocal phrase “Every religion is idolatry” comes with an explicit qualification, “or is not socially effective religion,” thereby under- scoring religion...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Place, Out of Eden: Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil, Sacred Violence, and selected essays, including “Chris- tianity, National Identity and the Problematic Character of Human Rights in the United States,” “Democracy Won’t Help,” “Sacrificial Nation,” and “Evil and European Humanism.”15 These...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Adorno, is how to value what lies beyond the scope of this reason, how to understand what is left when secular reason fails. In order to answer this question, they must map an obscure terrain between a demystified sacred and a secular reason that has turned against itself. Heidegger’s version of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
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boundary 2 (1 May 2006) 33 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 2006 Books Received Alexander, M. Jacqui. Pedagogies of the Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred. Perverse Modernities. Durham, N.C.: Duke Uni- versity Press, 2005. Baucom, Ian. Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Slavery, and the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Politics of Knowledge (2010). His current research is yielding two books of lessons in secular criticism, The Perils of the One and Nothing Sacred. Aamir R. Mufti teaches comparative literature at UCLA. He is the author of Enlight- enment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
... the One and Nothing Sacred. Dimitris Krallis is an associate professor at Simon Fraser University. He holds a doc- torate in history from the University of Michigan. His book, Michael Attaleiates and the Politics of Imperial Decline in Eleventh-Century­ Byzantium (2012), examines the uses of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging. Cultural Spaces. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. Hart, Kevin. The Dark Gaze: Maurice Blanchot and the Sacred. Religion and Post- modernism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. Hirsch, Marianne, and Irene Kacandes, eds...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2005) 32 (2): 257–258.
Published: 01 May 2005
... recent book-length work is a Schmittian history of Chinese politics entitled Policing Chinese Politics: A History (Duke University Press, 2005). He is the author of numerous articles, the most recent being ‘‘Mango Mao: Infections of the Sacred’’ (Public Culture). This is part of an ongoing project on...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 243–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Press, 2009. Tansman, Alan, ed. The Culture of Japanese Fascism. Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009. Taussig, Michael. What Color Is the Sacred? Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Woodward, Kathleen. Statistical Panic: Cultural...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- tingent]” that constitute Baudelaire’s “modernity.”2 He may occasionally protest too much against the possibility—conceptual as well as political— of the displacement of the sacred and theological as a functional engine of secularity—for example, in his gloss on “the standard post-­secularist...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2004
... imperial- ism: emancipatory humanism, the ethics of coexistence, figural paradigms of ontogenesis in world-historical forms of culture, and the ideal of trans- latio as portal to a universal or sacred language. Such a language may be boundary 2 31:2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 by Duke University Press...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the destructive forces that seem to be contained in the thought and practice of “redemp- tion” and the very idea of the “sacred.” The problem is the following: In what way can we make sense of the phenomenon of the enduring presence of religion in contemporary politics and culture? Is there...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2007) 34 (3): 87–107.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the Holy Blood, Holy Grail thesis, however. Nelson / Faux Catholic  97 years of suppression of the “sacred feminine” by the patriarchal church, Robert and Sophie leapfrog across England and Scotland seeking the answers to the coded...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2016) 43 (2): 73–124.
Published: 01 May 2016
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... . “ Introducing the Mystics .” In Sacred Heart Messenger . Dublin : Messenger Publications . Connolly Maeve . 2011 . “ Celtic Revivals: Jim Fitzpatrick and the Celtic Imaginary in Irish and International Popular Culture .” In Ireland, Design and Visual Culture , edited by King Sisson , 251...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2003) 30 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2003
... mandate contends, then it is ‘‘in the name of these sacred principles’’ (501). In the aftermath of a regnant reactionism, which would blossom over the United States following the Carter years, we could not have anticipated then what would later mature as the utterly unthinkable, and that is to...