A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
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.
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.
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
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.
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.
Critical essays on Hegel's views concerning the relationship between religion and politics.
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
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.
Draws on the Bosnian situation to argue for a reconciliation between modernity and tradition.
Original essays explore the thought and influence of philosopher, educator, social critic, and theologian Ivan Illich.
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.
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
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 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 ...
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 ...