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 [...]

William James on the Philosophy of Religious Experience

I must begin by quoting that "adorable genius" (as Whitehead called him in Science and the Modern World), William James. This from The Varieties of Religious Experience: "In all sad sincerity I think we must conclude that the attempt to demonstrate by purely intellectual processes the truth of the deliverances of direct religious experience is [...]