New Issue of Critical Research on Religion


New Issue of Critical Research on Religion



Critical Research on Religion

Volume 5, Issue 2, August 2017

Editorial Team: Warren S. Goldstein, Jonathan Boyarin, and Rebekka King

Publisher: SAGE Publications in Association with The Center for Critical Research on Religion


Critical Research on Religion is a peer-reviewed, international journal focusing on the development of a critical theoretical framework and its application to research on religion. It provides a common venue for those engaging in critical analysis in theology and religious studies, as well as for those who critically study religion in the other social sciences and humanities such as philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, and literature.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the August 2017 issue of Critical Research on Religion (Volume 5, Number 2).


Table of Contents

  • Special Section – Foucault and religion: Critical engagements:

1. “A genealogy of critique: From parrhesia to prophecy” by Tom Boland, Paul Clogher

2. “Reexamining Foucault on confession and obedience: Peter Schaefer’s Radical Pietism as counter-conduct” by Elisa Heinämäki

3. “Pastoral power, sovereignty and class: Church, tithe and simony in Quebec” by Bruce Curtis

  • Articles:

1. “Contextualizing “religion” of young Karl Marx: A preliminary analysis” by Mitsutoshi Horii

2. “Nomad self-governance and disaffected power versus semiological state apparatus of capture: The case of Roma Pentecostalism” by Cerasela Voiculescu

  • Response to April 2017 Editorial:

“On neither burying nor praising religion” by Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

  • Book Reviews:

1. “Donovan O. Schaefer, Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Power”, Reviewed by Lucas Scott Wright

2. “Carlin A Barton and Daniel Boyarin, Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities”, Reviewed by Nickolas P Roubekas

3. “Vincent L Wimbush (ed), Scripturalizing the Sacred: The Written as Political”, Reviewed by Michael J Altman


Source: SAGE Publishing

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