Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Arts and Humanities Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 9 of 9

Full-Text Articles in Arts and Humanities

“Am I Impossible? A Political Theologian’S Response To Kahn’S Political Theology,", William Cavanaugh Oct 2011

“Am I Impossible? A Political Theologian’S Response To Kahn’S Political Theology,", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


“Out To Lunch: A Response To Stephen Webb’S ‘Against The Gourmands,’”, William Cavanaugh Jul 2011

“Out To Lunch: A Response To Stephen Webb’S ‘Against The Gourmands,’”, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


Christianity & Contemporary Politics: The Conditions And Possibilities Of Faithful Witness, By Luke Bretherton, William Cavanaugh Apr 2011

Christianity & Contemporary Politics: The Conditions And Possibilities Of Faithful Witness, By Luke Bretherton, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


"Only Christianity Can Save Economics", William Cavanaugh Apr 2011

"Only Christianity Can Save Economics", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


"The Myth Of Religious Violence", William Cavanaugh Dec 2010

"The Myth Of Religious Violence", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


The Eerdmans Reader In Contemporary Political Theology, William Cavanaugh, Jeff Bailey, Craig Hovey Dec 2010

The Eerdmans Reader In Contemporary Political Theology, William Cavanaugh, Jeff Bailey, Craig Hovey

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.


Migrations Of The Holy: Theologies Of State And Church, William Cavanaugh Dec 2010

Migrations Of The Holy: Theologies Of State And Church, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

Whether one thinks that “religion” continues to fade or has made a comeback in the contemporary world, there is a common notion that “religion” went away somewhere, at least in the West. But William Cavanaugh argues that religious fervor never left — it has only migrated toward a new object of worship. In Migrations of the Holy he examines the disconcerting modern transfer of sacred devotion from the church to the nation-state. In these chapters Cavanaugh cautions readers to be wary of a rigid separation of religion and politics that boxes in the church and sends citizens instead to the state ...


"The Invention Of Fanaticism", William Cavanaugh Dec 2010

"The Invention Of Fanaticism", William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

This article examines the Western construction of “religion” as passionate and non-rational. First, it summarizes the history of the category “religion” and the creation of the myth of religious violence. It then examines the construction of one of the stock characters of modernity, the religious fanatic, and shows how fanaticism migrated from an accusation against heretics to an accusation of intolerance, and from an indictment of false prophecy and belief to an indictment of an irrational and violent passion. The article then shows how the construction of “religious fanaticism” can promote secularist rationales for violence.


“The Body Of Service: The Social Dimension Of The Eucharist And The Diaconate,”, William Cavanaugh Dec 2010

“The Body Of Service: The Social Dimension Of The Eucharist And The Diaconate,”, William Cavanaugh

William T. Cavanaugh

No abstract provided.