Draws on indigenous African political thought in order to construct a political philosophy that will resist and restrain necropolitics and promote human flourishing in Africa.
Shows how Engaged Buddhists can expand their understanding of the causes of collective suffering and develop nonviolent means for social transformation through a dialectic of love, power, and justice.
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
The first complete intellectual biography of one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, Leo Strauss.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Analyzes the relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas since 2007, a period of time that has been marked by the parties' continual failure to end political disagreements and formulate a common national vision.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Nine masterful essays on Dante’s Divine Comedy and his political theology by one of today’s leading Italian philosophers.
A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.
Investigates Turkey and Israel's contrasting treatment of religion and demonstrates how this treatment has had a significant impact on these countries' democratic performance.
The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.
Inspiring collection narrating how peace activists found their calling and why the world still needs peace activism.
Bridges Western and non-Western political thought to address the problem of democracy and political decadance in contemporary Iran and, by implication, similar Islamic societies.
Traces the genealogy of the Western philosophic concept of the civil state, how that concept was assimilated into Egyptian political thought, and how it affected the 2013 coup against President Mursi.
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
Offers a novel exploration of the relationship between religion and the state in Israel.
Provocative reading of the role masochism plays in structuring the aesthetics and political philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
Critical essays on Hegel's views concerning the relationship between religion and politics.
An original and revolutionary interpretation of the Jews’ destiny in modern politics.
A collection of works by nineteenth-century Russian religious philosopher V. S. Soloviev, critic of secularization, anti-Semitism, and the religious life of his time.
Examines radical and messianic movements in Israel seeking to rebuild the Third Temple in Jerusalem.
A meticulous study of various Taiwanese religions and their relationships with democratic values and behaviors.
Explores the Christian Right’s use of tailored rhetorics to advance multiple and varied antigay political projects.
Maintains that the secular West has its gods—such as market capitalism—and that veneration of these contributes to the cultural and religious unrest of our time.
Developing a concept of justice as solidarity, this work addresses a range of urgent social issues--from the meaning of human rights and the character of corporate governance to the resolution of social conflict and the moral status of the environment.
Presents the contemporary religious crisis in India, providing historical perspective and focusing on the crises in Punjab, Kashmir, and Ayodhya.
In India, religion continues to be an absolutely vital source for social as well as personal identity. All manner of groups--political, occupational, and social--remain grounded in specific religious ...
This book intends to systematically overcome the received practice of treating religion and politics as wholly separate and independent domains. It studies power and meaning in their "antagonistic interdependencies" ...
This book examines the highly politicized religious groups and movements that have surfaced since the late 1970s in the United States, Central America, South Africa, the Philippines, India, and the Middle ...