Harnessing Chaos

There are still a few places left for the Bible in Politics conference (2-3 June, St Mary’s University) and you can register here. In celebration of this announcement, here is a taster of twhat you can expect:

Jo Carruthers, ‘The Bible, Aesthetics and the Origins of the American Self: Islamophobia and Protestant Aesthetics in Homeland

Lesleigh Cushing, ‘The “Good Book” in the “Promised Land”: The Bible in Contemporary American Politics’

Chris Meredith, ‘The Bible and the Poetics of Modern Militarism: The Good Samaritan and the UK’s 2016 Airstrikes in Syria’

Tarcisius Mukaka, ‘“Let Every Person be Subject to the Governing Authorities”: Reading Rom. 13.1-7 against the Grain, or a Postcolonial Reading’

Robert Myles, ‘Fishing for Entrepreneurs in the Sea of Galilee’

Christina Petterson, ‘The Politics of Biblical Translation’

Hugh Pyper, ‘“Don’t Mention the Bible! Religion, Identity and Contemporary Scottish Politics’

Erin Runions, ‘Carceral Technologies, Religious Affects, and US Theopolitics’

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