Category: Religion and Politics

At Trump’s Right Hand

With Paula White’s elevation to a position of power in the White House, the prosperity gospel has achieved its highest level of national exposure. By Mark I. Pinsky

Giorgio Agamben, the Church, and Me

Italian philosopher and political theorist Giorgio Agamben’s The Kingdom and the Glory, The Church and the Kingdom, and The Omnibus Homo Sacer, and Simon Critchley’s The Faith of the Faithless offer resources for exploring the connections between temporality, political community, and ordained ministry. By Charles M. Stang

Unfinished Business

Well before this historic election season, religion and race have been factors in presidential elections. By Peter J. Paris

New Paternalisms

Elements of the new Russia seem to be modeled on the old, imperials state. By Stanisław Obirek