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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Aamir R. Mufti Duke University Press 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Critical Secularism: A Reintroduction for Perilous Times Aamir R. Mufti...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Willi Goetschel Duke University Press 2004 Heine’s Critical Secularism Willi Goetschel Heinrich Heine’s secularism is of a particular kind. Occupying a prominent, if not dominant, place in his writing, the secularist impulse...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2004) 31 (2): 173–196.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Akeel Bilgrami Akeel Bilgrami 2004 Secularism and Relativism Akeel Bilgrami 1 For over three decades now, secular liberalism 1 has been confronted by a form of politics that we have taken to...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 13–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Martin Hägglund This article presents a reading of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle as a whole, pursuing the existential stakes, philosophical implications, and transformative quality of the six-volume novel. My Struggle is read as a “secular confession,” which can be seen as a contemporary...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2007) 34 (2): 21–54.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald AT. Judy Ronald AT. Judy 2007 Some Thoughts on Naguib Mahfouz in the Spirit of Secular Criticism Ronald AT. Judy Near the end of Qasr as-shawq (Palace of Desire), the second vol- ume in Naguib Mahfouz’s famous novel The...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 1–46.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Rashmi Bhatnagar; Renu Dube; Reena Dube Duke University Press 2004 Meera’s Medieval Lyric Poetry in Postcolonial India: The Rhetorics of Women’s Writing in Dialect as a Secular Practice of Subaltern Coauthorship and Dissent Rashmi Bhatnagar, Renu Dube, and Reena Dube...
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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...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2011) 38 (3): 67–86.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Rajeswari Sunder Rajan That the escalating Hindu violence against minorities has produced a crisis for secularism in present-day India—but not for Hinduism—is an intriguing fact that calls for further analysis. This essay attempts a reexamination of the split between Hinduism and Hindutva...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 245–262.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Bruce Robbins Early postcolonial critics were at worst ambivalent about secularism, and more likely either uninterested or, like Edward Said, extremely enthusiastic. What is the meaning of the recent turn against secularism by critics in and around the field Said did so much to establish? This...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 155–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michael P. Steinberg Written at the height of the Greek/German economic standoff of July 2015, this review article finds in Stathis Gourgouris's Lessons in Secular Criticism a powerful critique of some of the legacies of Europe's attachment to Greece as well as a reactivation of some of its...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 43–65.
Published: 01 February 2015
...R. Radhakrishnan This essay is a genealogical appreciation of the theoretical legacy of the work of William Spanos as it has evolved from an early and ongoing commitment to the “de-structive hermeneutics” of Martin Heidegger toward Edward Said’s exilic politics of a contrapuntal secular humanism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott From the beginning, the work of William V. Spanos has been characterized by a secular vocation, the confrontation with historical relations of power and subordination. His writings on American literature, contemporary humanities, and the Harvard Red Book, along with his...
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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 August 2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
... will and the (imperfectly defined) human capacity for open and transcendent radiance of consciousness beyond metonymic identities. His example of joyful creativity offers a propaedeutic advantage for the incommensurable secularity of emerging humanistic work intersecting with increasingly...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 201–208.
Published: 01 May 2012
... is professionally and economically productive but imaginatively and humanely weak and undesirable. The various papers that made up this conference at UCLA illustrated the best results of a secular humanistic scholarship produced by poetically sensitive readers. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
... modernity” renounce the most fundamental assumptions of modernity as we have known it—from universalism, democracy, human rights, secularism, equal rights for all regardless of race, class, gender, religious affinity, and so on, all the way to its temporalities and spatialities—as Eurocentric impositions on...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 253–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Willa Murphy The rapid secularization of Ireland, accelerated by recent affluence and scandal, has led to the vanishing of Devotional Revolution-styled Catholicism, leaving a religious vacuum. The boom in New Age spirituality, both outside and inside the church, can be understood as a response to...
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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): 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): 83–135.
Published: 01 February 2013
... repository of truths hidden from rational subjectivity and belying the foundations of the liberal state. Such claims rest on highly disputable theories of secularization that selectively sample the past and themselves simplify the interrelationships between profane reason and religious lifeworlds that have...