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Order, Crisis, and Redemption
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
Truth and Politics
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.
Racism and Resistance
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Philosophy as Stranger Wisdom
The first complete intellectual biography of one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, Leo Strauss.
How Trump and the Christian Right Saved LGBTI Human Rights
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.
Philosophy, Mysticism, and the Political
Nine masterful essays on Dante’s Divine Comedy and his political theology by one of today’s leading Italian philosophers.
The Fatah-Hamas Rift
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.
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
The Nation or the Ummah
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Faith, Hope, and Sustainability
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.
Bending the Arc
Inspiring collection narrating how peace activists found their calling and why the world still needs peace activism.
Thoughtlessness and Decadence in Iran
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.
Reconciliation in Global Context
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
The Battle over a Civil State
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.
Offers a novel exploration of the relationship between religion and the state in Israel.
Social Contract, Masochist Contract
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.
From Every Mountainside
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
Hegel on Religion and Politics
Critical essays on Hegel's views concerning the relationship between religion and politics.
The Democratic Ideal and the Shoah
An original and revolutionary interpretation of the Jews’ destiny in modern politics.
Freedom, Faith, and Dogma
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.
Jewish Fundamentalism and the Temple Mount
Examines radical and messianic movements in Israel seeking to rebuild the Third Temple in Jerusalem.
Religion and Democracy in Taiwan
A meticulous study of various Taiwanese religions and their relationships with democratic values and behaviors.
Sin, Sex, and Democracy
Explores the Christian Right’s use of tailored rhetorics to advance multiple and varied antigay political projects.
The Twenty-first Century Confronts Its Gods
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.
Filled with Spirit and Power
Explores the many factors shaping the level of political involvement displayed by urban Protestant clergy.
The Religious Spiritual, and the Secular
An account of the city of Auroville, the vision of founder and well-known guru Sri Aurobindo. Auroville's eventual takeover and the promotion of its goals by the Indian government leads to a thought-provoking discussion of the meaning of "secularism" in India.
For God and Fatherland
This analysis of the crises in church-state relations in Argentina over the last 100 years shows that the constitutionally-established Catholic Church was progressively disenfranchised by various governments and responded by struggling to maintain the institution’s historic rights and privileges and to speak as the moral conscience of Argentina
Recovering the Ground
This book sets forth an ontological Copernican revolution. By means of a critical phenomenology, it shifts the axis of reflection from the putatively bedrock dualisms in which philosophy was conceived, ...
A ground-breaking book that shows that the prevailing sexual ethic is no longer useful.
Fundamentalism, Mythos, and World Religions
Fundamentalism is widely feared and its influence is growing in many of the major world faiths. Arising in reaction against modernism, fundamentalism affirms a pre-Enlightenment paradigm in a post-Enlightenment ...
Religious Regimes and State Formation
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" ...
Religious Resurgence and Politics in the Contemporary World
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 ...