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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Achille Mbembe; Steve Rendall Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 God’s Phallus Achille Mbembe Translated by Steve Rendall We are meat, and we are potential meat. If I go...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of God), arguing that their characteristic authoritarian and “pious modern” discursive regimes can offer nothing more vital, unifying, and therefore potentially stable than the uprising's “postmodern humanism.” Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Wrench...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., their discourse changes, and the features of the old order that they want to reinstate become forms to be established — eternally valid, per- haps, because willed by God or in conformity with Nature, but still an ideal yet to be realized...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 477–498.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of disorder and localiza- tion, a kind of feral religion. At the same time, temples to community gods that had long been the heart of Taiwanese religion beyond the household have grown Public Culture 12(2): 477–498 Copyright © 2000 by Duke University Press...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... provided an unprecedented level of support for religious belief. In 1954 Congress unanimously voted to amend the Pledge of Allegiance to include the phrase “under God,” demonstrating, as President Dwight Eisenhower would claim in 1955, that “recognition of the Supreme Being is the first, the most...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (3): 483–513.
Published: 01 September 1998
...” is not the firm, true, nonsimulated real, but appearance itself. So what is appearance? In a sentimental answer to a child asking how God’s face looks, a priest responds that whenever the child encounters a human face irradiating 484 benevolence...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 100–105.
Published: 01 January 1989
... of others (e.g., in Shame: "Have only the dead the right to speak sometimes to remind the reader that what he reads is an authored text. In The Satanic Verses, he does so at several points, but most strikingly in a vision of Gibreel, who sees God sitting on a bed, a man of about the same age...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 433–459.
Published: 01 September 2007
... dangerous thing that threatens humanity,” declared Muhamad Taqui Mesbah Yazdi, an Iranian conservative cleric, “is for men to forget devotion to God, to establish cultural centers instead of mosques and churches, and to be 2. See...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 237–263.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of California Press. Negri, Antonio. 1991 . The savage anomaly: The power of Spinoza's metaphysics and politics , translated by Michael Hardt. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. oldouz84. 2009a. Allaho akbar arshe elahi ra be larze dar khahad avard 26 Khordad (God is great, the divine throne...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the suggestion was that theology should not be confused with politics, no more than God with Caesar. But what if we read this speech simul- taneously as theology and as politics? After all, there is no reason not to take Benedict XVI as seriously...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and ongoing discussion of Charles Taylor’s major new work, A Secular Age (2007). VanAntwerpen and his col- leagues have also organized a lively debate on Mark Lilla’s Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West (2007), along with short series of posts on a variety of other topics, from...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 333–361.
Published: 01 May 2017
...’] distorted versions of this person. ‘Isa is not Jesus—there is a big difference between the two. For them Jesus is the son of God, and this is certainly not what ‘Isa was.” For this dissenting translator, the danger was not that the Qur’an or Islam would continue to be unfamiliar but that its distinctive...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (1): 91–124.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... It is therefore tempting to think that our modern notions of moral order lack altogether an ontic component. But this would be a mistake, as I hope to show later. Realization is also an element of the modern moral order—but the emphasis is on humans rather than on God or the cosmos. To recognize what...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 267–305.
Published: 01 May 2008
... times when it encounters, more or less fortunately, the media’s haste.  — Sylviane Agacinski, Time Passing: Modernity and Nostalgia Our God is a Living God,” or “We do not believe in God, we believe God.” The Pentecostal...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 219–230.
Published: 01 January 1993
... the Qur’an). Jumu ‘at, naturally then, is the Friday communal assembly at the jamih or Congregational Mosque (often glossed as the Friday Mosque), and mimes what will happen on the yom al-jama‘ (Day of Assembly or Resurrection or Judgment Day), when God will be the jami‘ (collector) of all...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2018
... – 90 . Gordon Peter . 2008 . “ The Place of the Sacred in the Absence of God: Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age .” Journal of the History of Ideas 69 , no. 4 : 647 – 73 . Hart William David . 2013 . “ ‘One Percenters’: Black Atheists, Secular Humanists, and Naturalists .” South...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 261–286.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Harry Garuba n front of the National Electric Power Authority of Nigeria headquarters is a II larger-than-life statue of Sango, the Yoruba god of lightning, clad in his tradi- tional outfit, presiding, as it were, over the offices of the major power generation and distribution corporation...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 January 2009
... during the reigns of John Ashcroft and Alberto Gonzales. A top adviser to Gonzales, Monica Goodling, is quoted as having judged prosecutors on the basis of whether they were “sufficiently conservative on the core issues of ‘god, guns + gays...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 153–174.
Published: 01 January 1999
.... But these have often been just as acultur- ally conceived. Modernity is characterized by the loss of the horizon; by a loss of roots; by the hubris that denies human limits, our dependence on history or God, that places unlimited confidence in the powers of frail human reason; by a trivi- alizing self...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-century Ayurvedic treatises, written in Tamil, on the treatment of tuberculosis. What drew my attention was the reference to the moon god, Chandran, which prefaced many of these works. In these texts, Chandran was figured as the primordial victim of tuberculosis. 2 If cure in biomedicine is offered...