Immanent Law, Transcendent Love, and Political Theology

I'm going to attempt to clarify my own position in relation to that of Levi Bryant's on the issue of the potential role of religion in revolutionary politics. Bryant has toned down the diatribe, offering two substantive posts over at Larval Subjects, as well as several comments to me here at Footnotes. I'll try to lay [...]

The Spirit of Intrahuman Dialogue: A Meditation

The following is a short personal reflection written for a course on inter-faith dialogue with Prof. Jacob Sherman. -------------------------- “Any interreligious and interhuman dialogue, any exchange among cultures,” writes Panikkar, “has to be preceded by an intrareligious and intrahuman dialogue, an internal conversation within the person” (p. 310, 1979). My personal interest in religion, broadly [...]

messages about the purpose of philosophizing…

Here is a message and my response that I've exchanged over on YouTube as 0ThouArtThat0.   From YouTube user drchaffee:   Thanks for understanding that I wasn't trying to demean you with my length-constrained message to your video. I've had a question rolling around in my head for a couple of days, and I just [...]