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Articles in Philosophy & Religion tagged with History

Robin D. G. Kelley
The threat of fascism has grown before our eyes. Black Marxism helps us to fight it with greater clarity, with a more expansive conception of the task before us, and with ever more questions.
Carlos Fraenkel
A new book suggests that modern readers can still follow the path of reason that Spinoza traced to true well-being, but they might not want to.
John Merrick

Pestilence and plague have often prompted waves of apocalyptic thinking, calling into question the steady march of progress in human history.

David Konstan
Anger’s history—along with the very fact that it has one—can shed light on the hypertrophied emotional climate of today.
Brandon Bloch
In a sweeping new history of Western philosophy, Jürgen Habermas narrates the progress of humanity through the unfolding of public reason.
Etan Nechin
Unlike most places in the world where people get buried where they lived, for over two millennia people have traveled from far and wide to die in Jerusalem. But now the city is running out of graves, and against the backdrop of the Israel–Palestine conflict, burial is often a political matter.
Kim Phillips-Fein
Oil’s grip on U.S. society is as much religious as economic, a new history shows.
Ben Goossen
Ingrid Rimland was a pioneering voice of the neo-Nazi Internet. She was also raised Mennonite, a peaceful religion with a long history of celebrating white “ethnic” identity.
Ronald Aronson

Jean-Paul Sartre’s existential Marxism offers a radical philosophical foundation for today’s revitalized critiques of capitalism.

Sarah Shortall
In the mid-twentieth century, the Church radically changed its position on whether religion is a public or private matter.