This recorded panel discussion features three scholars focused on the rhetoric and politics of democracy and global movements: Homi Bhabha, Shalini Randeria, and Dilip Gaonkar.Full Article
In a keyword entry on "faith," Ori Goldberg explores the two main dynamics through which faith engenders political belonging: universalism and ideology.
In his entry for our Religion and Secularism series, John Smyth outlines some of the complex relations between religion and science, from the Dalai Lama to Bruno Latour.
In the spirit of genealogical inquiry, this essay aims to ask not what is the truth of fundamentalism, but instead what work is performed by the truth claims about it. Why fundamentalism?
The supposed neutrality of nationalism with regards to religious matters, and the belief that nationalism constituted ‘progress’ over and against other forms of political organization, has deep and deeply problematic roots with Western expansionism and colonialism.