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The Rebirth of the Death of God: Radical Theology Politicized, Political Theology Radicalized, and Radical Politics Theologized in the Work of Clayton Crockett and Jeffrey Robbins
Comparative and Continental Philosophy (2012)
  • Mary-Jane V Rubenstein, Wesleyan University
Abstract
This article offers a critical reflection on the mutually resonant recent works of Clayton Crockett and Jeffrey Robbins, both of whom expose “radical the- ology” as insufficiently political, “political theology” as insufficiently radi- cal, and “radical politics” as insufficiently attuned to theology. In light of these shortcomings, they offer a radical political theology as a “necessary supplement” to the project of radical democracy—which is to say a politics of, by, and for “the multitude.” This article tracks the shifting and occasion- ally conflicting contours of this radically democratic theology.
Keywords
  • Crockett,
  • Robbins,
  • death of God,
  • multitude,
  • political theology,
  • radical democracy,
  • plasticity
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Publication Date
2012
Citation Information
Mary-Jane V Rubenstein. "The Rebirth of the Death of God: Radical Theology Politicized, Political Theology Radicalized, and Radical Politics Theologized in the Work of Clayton Crockett and Jeffrey Robbins" Comparative and Continental Philosophy Vol. 4 Iss. 2 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mary_jane_rubenstein/29/