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Articles in Philosophy & Religion tagged with Religion

Cornel West, Panashe Chigumadzi

When Desmond Tutu reconciled African theology and Black theology.

Rachel Fraser

Epiphanies can prompt us to view the world differently, a new book contends. But they are no substitute for ethical and political debate.

Mark D. Jordan
Against the philosopher’s dying wish, the final volume of History of Sexuality has now been published. How should we approach it, and what can it teach us about how Christianity shaped the modern self?
Michael Jackson
An anthropologist reflects on West African divination as a case study in hope during times of great uncertainty.
Nadia Marzouki, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
A proposed French bill says so. But, strictly speaking, there can be no such thing as blasphemy within the terms of secular public order.
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.
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.
James G. Chappel
Capitalism hasn’t disenchanted the world, a new book argues. Like a bad lover, it beguiles us into spiritual desolation—and only the most utopian politics will break its spell.