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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Joseph Blankholm This article bridges the gap between the study of religion-making secularism and the study of secular people by analyzing three recent lawsuits filed by secular activists in the United States. Each suit asks the courts to understand nonbelievers in a different way: one group...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 11–39.
Published: 01 January 1995
...Partha Chatterjee Copyright © 1995 by The University of Chicago 1995 Religious Minorities and the Secular State: Reflections on an Indian Impasse Partha Chatterjee There has...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... Secular Sublime: Edward Said at the Israel Museum Kaylin Goldstein I n 1998, on the occasion of the state of Israel’s fi ftieth anniversary, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem presented a major exhibit on Orientalism...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Colin Jager Duke University Press 2006 After the Secular: The Subject of Romanticism Colin Jager Secularism has garnered little sustained attention from students of romanticism. In large part, this is because...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 57–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Neeladri Bhattacharya Duke University Press 2008 Predicaments of Secular Histories Neeladri Bhattacharya The professional history writing that developed in India in the early decades after independence was powerfully shaped by...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Kabir Tambar In much of the Muslim world, secularization has proceeded through the modernizing mechanisms of the region's various states. By contrast, social movements committed to the (re)introduction of religion into public and political life have frequently functioned through appeals to the...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 437–445.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Stathis Gourgouris Against simple antisecularist claims that secularism is to be equated with Western rationalism or with Christianity, or with colonialism tout court, I argue that an essential task of secular criticism (according to Edward Said's initial conception) is to conduct a double and...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 447–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Saba Mahmood This short essay calls for an examination of the assumption that critique is necessarily secular and of the necessary disciplines of subjectivity and practices of rumination and interpretation entailed in this assumption. Duke University Press 2008 Is Critique...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Saba Mahmood Duke University Press 2008 Secular Imperatives? Saba Mahmood I hesitated to respond to Stathis Gourgouris’s riposte because of its dramatic and consistent misreading of my argument in “Secularism...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Saba Mahmood Duke University Press 2006 Secularism, Hermeneutics, and Empire: The Politics of Islamic Reformation Saba Mahmood Since the events of September 11, 2001, against the backdrop of two decades...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (3): 531–556.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Judith Surkis This essay situates a recent French marriage annulment scandal in the context of debates about Islam, gender, and immigration; the relationship between the secularism of French law and Catholic marriage law; and the history of Muslim law under French colonial rule. Copyright 2010 by...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... screen, thinking everything that was happening on the screen was reality. . . . In Russia, I imagined that we lived in a secular Western European state, and I perceive the lawsuit against me as absurd. (Quoted from Biblioteka Iakova Krotova 2005 ) For cultural producers such as Ter-Oganian...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , and the National September 11 Memorial, I propose that in a truly secular world salvation would turn into a downward movement, as opposed to the rapture’s elevation of Christian eschatology. The author concludes that reversed rapture images exemplify how transcendence is re-created and reimagined in a...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 September 2018
... places such corporate pedagogies of the postracial human within a longer history of Christian mission. It is written as a proof for why cultural critics’ locutions of religion and the secular require greater precision, especially as they interpret regimes of race within contemporary capitalism...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 47–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Webb Keane A comparison of two challenges to freedom of the press, in Indonesia and Denmark, reveals some of the linkages among semiotic ideologies, secularism, and a moral narrative of modernity. By analyzing conflicts between semiotic ideologies, the article shows how actual journalistic...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
... equality and other conventional secular-liberal politics? Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Islam France politics of recognition sovereignty The politics of recognition has emerged as a common way to interpret and adjudicate the claims of nonnormative subjects (minorities). In...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 25–32.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Elizabeth Shakman Hurd The Iranian oppositional movement led by Mir Hussein Moussavi offers a glimpse of a third path that departs from a rigid dichotomy between secularism and political Islam and leads toward alternative religiopolitical possibilities not only for Iran but for other countries as...
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Published: 01 January 2020
national emblem of India, wearing air pollution masks. The central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership since 2014 has carried out campaigns targeting a wide range of secular, leftist, and anticaste cultural practices and political expressions for being “antinational.” CSE here used More
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 453–459.
Published: 01 September 2008
... perspective an act of secular criticism that calls for “detranscendental- izing the secular” would be unfathomable — not merely contrarian or inadvis- able but inconceivable, unaccountable. I did underestimate, however, just how eagerly such a perspective would ban the notion that a critique of...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 11–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
... on Turkish membership. Two very distinct claims by Muslims — to wear a head scarf in secular public schools and for Turkish membership in the European Union — thus triggered broader debates over the value of both secularism and...