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Anarchy and the Kingdom of GodFrom Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God: From Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Davor Džalto

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294381
eISBN:
9780823297368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God presents the reader with a unique critique of both traditional and contemporary political theologies that have rationalized and justified power structures and ... More

Atonement and Comparative TheologyThe Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Atonement and Comparative Theology: The Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Catherine Cornille (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294350
eISBN:
9780823297375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The central Christian belief in salvation through the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ remains one of the most intractable mysteries of Christian faith. In Atonement and Comparative ... More

Between Form and FaithGraham Greene and the Catholic Novel

Between Form and Faith: Graham Greene and the Catholic Novel

Martyn Sampson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294664
eISBN:
9780823297382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is a “Catholic” novel? How does it relate to the intersection between literary theory and theology? What forms of dialogue can religious and secular critics enjoy? And what role can Graham ... More

The Body of the CrossHoly Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

The Body of the Cross: Holy Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

Travis E. Ables

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823297993
eISBN:
9781531500580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823297993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Body of the Cross is a study of holy victims in Western Christian history, and how their deaths led to the idea of the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice. Since its first centuries, ... More

Class ActsDerrida on the Public Stage

Class Acts: Derrida on the Public Stage

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298396
eISBN:
9781531500528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Class Acts looks at two often neglected aspects of Jacques Derrida’s work as a philosopher, namely, his public presentations and his teaching, along with the question of the “speech act” that links ... More

Commodified CommunionEucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Commodified Communion: Eucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Antonio Eduardo Alonso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294121
eISBN:
9780823297405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294121.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A range of contemporary theological reflection on consumer culture in the United States shares a conviction that the central task of theology is to respond, resist, or reshape consumer culture. And ... More

The Corpse in the KitchenEnclosure, Extraction, and the Afterlives of the Black Hawk War

The Corpse in the Kitchen: Enclosure, Extraction, and the Afterlives of the Black Hawk War

Adam John Waterman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298761
eISBN:
9781531500597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298761.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Corpse in the Kitchen explores relationships between the dispossession of Indigenous peoples, the enclosure of Indigenous land and extraction of Indigenous resources, and settler colonialism as a ... More

Couch CitySocrates against Simonides

Couch City: Socrates against Simonides

Harry Berger

Ward Risvold and J. Benjamin Fuqua (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294237
eISBN:
9780823297412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In addition to providing a thorough philological review, this book revises the way scholars have tended to read the Simonides episode from Plato’s Protagoras. Couch City ties this review with a ... More

ErosBeyond the Death Drive

Eros: Beyond the Death Drive

Rosaura Martinez Ruiz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298273
eISBN:
9781531500535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298273.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book considers a promise left unfulfilled in Sigmund Freud’s Beyond the Principle of Pleasure. There Freud suggests that he will investigate a psychic tendency that is not subject to the ... More

Filipino TimeAffective Worlds and Contracted Labor

Filipino Time: Affective Worlds and Contracted Labor

Allan Punzalan Isaac

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298525
eISBN:
9781531500542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298525.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Filipino Time examines how a variety of immaterial labor performed by Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world, while producing bodily and affective disciplines and dislocations, also ... More

The Form of LovePoetry's Quarrel with Philosophy

The Form of Love: Poetry's Quarrel with Philosophy

James Kuzner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294503
eISBN:
9780823297504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can poetry, even a deeply philosophical poetry, articulate something about love that philosophy itself cannot? The Form of Love argues that it can. In close readings of seven “metaphysical” poems, ... More

Freedoms Gained and LostReconstruction and Its Meanings 150 Years Later

Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reconstruction and Its Meanings 150 Years Later

Adam H. Domby and Simon Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298150
eISBN:
9781531500559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298150.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book looks at various ways freedom was both gained and lost during Reconstruction. Its unifying theme is the expansion and contraction of the many and varied manifestations and meanings of ... More

Hijras, Lovers, BrothersSurviving Sex and Poverty in Rural India

Hijras, Lovers, Brothers: Surviving Sex and Poverty in Rural India

Vaibhav Saria

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294701
eISBN:
9780823297429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294701.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book seeks to describe the fullness of lives. As one of India’s third gendered populations, hijras are too often and easily relegated to positions of marginality as if their lives can be fully ... More

Homo PsycheOn Queer Theory and Erotophobia

Homo Psyche: On Queer Theory and Erotophobia

Gila Ashtor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294169
eISBN:
9780823297436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

An analysis that focuses on the metapsychological dimension of queer theorizations will demonstrate why, in spite of how bold and emancipatory key queer formulations might initially seem, the field ... More

InfrapoliticsA Handbook

Infrapolitics: A Handbook

Alberto Moreiras

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298358
eISBN:
9781531500566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The personal is not political, even if politics marks it and, in many cases, determines it. Infrapolitics seeks to understand conditions of existence that are not reducible to political life and that ... More

Living with ConceptsAnthropology in the Grip of Reality

Living with Concepts: Anthropology in the Grip of Reality

Andrew Brandel and Marco Motta (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294268
eISBN:
9780823297443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This collection brings together leading anthropologists and philosophers working in a wide range of contexts in order to rethink an oft taken for granted concept—the concept of the concept itself. ... More

Material MysteryThe Flesh of the World in Three Mythic Bodies

Material Mystery: The Flesh of the World in Three Mythic Bodies

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294541
eISBN:
9780823297450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294541.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The material turn in the humanities (and social sciences) entails rejections along with its embrace of positive ideas about matter. It has largely rejected theology, though scholars of religion have ... More

Medieval NonsenseSignifying Nothing in Fourteenth-Century England

Medieval Nonsense: Signifying Nothing in Fourteenth-Century England

Jordan Kirk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294466
eISBN:
9780823297467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Five hundred years before “Jabberwocky” and Tender Buttons, writers were already preoccupied with the question of nonsense. But even as the prevalence in medieval texts of gibberish, babble, ... More

Missions Begin with BloodSuffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Missions Begin with Blood: Suffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Brandon L. Bayne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294206
eISBN:
9780823297474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1695, Father Antonio Menéndez, the Rector of the Mayo and Yaqui missions of Sonora, wrote to Father Eusebio Kino to assure him that the recent revolt of the O’odham and death of the missionary ... More

Mixing MedicinesEcologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia

Mixing Medicines: Ecologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia

Tatiana Chudakova

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294312
eISBN:
9780823297481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294312.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

After the collapse of state socialism, Russia’s healthcare system, much like the rest of the country’s economic and social sphere, underwent massive restructuring, while the public saw the rise to ... More

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