2020 Program Sessions

058. Postsecular Political Theologies

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Jan 9, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Skagit 4

Session Information

Description: This session explores the persistence of religious thought and practice within modern political formations. Discussants’ expertise ranges from Hindu nationalism to varieties of Puritanism to Zionism to twentieth-century fascism. With these various contexts in view, panelists consider conceptual categories by which postsecular political theologies might be made legible.


Manisha Basu, U of Illinois, Urbana

Russell A. Berman, Stanford U

Jason A. Kerr, Brigham Young U, UT

Amanda Minervini, Colorado C

Abram Van Engen, Washington U in St. Louis


Feisal G. Mohamed, Graduate Center, City U of New York