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Is critique secular?

Talal Asad

Is critique secular?

blasphemy, injury, and free speech

by Talal Asad

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blasphemy,
  • Islam and secularism,
  • Islam,
  • Freedom of speech,
  • Blasphemy (Islam)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBlasphemy, injury, and free speech
    StatementTalal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, Saba Mahmood ; with a new preface by the authors
    ContributionsBrown, Wendy, 1955- author, Butler, Judith, 1956- author, Mahmood, Saba, 1962-2018 author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC591 .A83 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 148 pages
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27182980M
    ISBN 100823251691
    ISBN 109780823251698
    OCLC/WorldCa811599604

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Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn moreCited by: The papers investigate the notion of critique within the secular context - specifically, the concept of "blasphemy" and "free speech", as they are understood in contemporary Two primary essays by Talal Asad and the late Saba Mahmood establish the groundwork of the debate, following which each is critiqued by Judith Butler in a single essay, to which Asad and Mahmood then respond/5.

They offer accounts of reading, understanding, and critique for offering a way to rethink conventional oppositions between free speech and religious belief, judgment and violence, reason and prejudice, rationality and embodied life.

The book, first published inhas been updated for the present edition with a new Preface by the authors. This original and provocative book is an invitation to go beyond political niceties and engage issues of religious difference with candor.

Both scholarly and engaging, the book uplifts the level of public debate on the entanglement of religious and secular reasoning in the making of modern publics. - —Veena Das, Johns Hopkins University. This volume interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today.

What Is critique secular? book the assumptions and resources internal to secular conceptions of critique that help or hinder our understanding of one of the Is critique secular?

book pressing conflicts of our times. Taking as their point of departure the question of whether critique 1/5(1). A Christian Critique of Secular Progressivism. The Book of Isaiah is filled with prophecies about an end of days when a hegemonic Israel and its monotheistic values reign over a ruined Egypt.

Old Testament prophet Daniel predicts Christ’s triumph and the millennium, influencing subsequent Christian authors, such as John who wrote the Book. Further, the title was meant to challenge the presumption that critique is necessarily secular and, conversely, that secularism is by definition the condition of critique and self-criticism, distinguished from religious orthodoxy, which is regularly considered to be dogmatic.

Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmoud are four big names on questions of secularism and the modern West. In Is Critique Secular?,which is the second volume in University of California, Berkeley’s series The Townsend Papers in the Humanities, these thinkers address questions regarding the relation of secularism and the notion of critique which is so.

Book review: a secular age: Charles Taylor, a secular age Article (Published version) Original citation: Calhoun, Craig () Book review: a secular age: Charles Taylor, a secular age (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, ). European journal of sociology, 49 (03).

ISSN DOI: /S   Recently published by the ACRPS, Haggag Ali’s Critique of the Secular Mind: A Comparative Study of the Thought of Zygmunt Bauman and Abdel Wahab El-Messiri uses a comparative method to build a critique of the secular mind and its knowledge foundations in Western heritage.

A secular person saying that a religious person cannot self-critique is just as absurd as a religious person saying that a secular person will not (not that they could not) critique themselves with God’s commandments with any true conviction and intention to conform; to abide by them (especially the first commandment).Author: Saba Mahmood.

Both scholarly and engaging, the book uplifts the level of public debate on the entanglement of religious and secular reasoning in the making of modern publics. -- -Veena Das * Johns Hopkins University * This conversation among Asad, Brown, Butler, and Mahmood offers an important snapshot of the rich debates on post-secularism and critiques of 4/5().

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Smith. A book review by Matthew Claridge from Books At a Glance. One of many good places to begin is in Alcoholics Anonymous (aka the “Big Book”), specifically Chapter 4, “We Agnostics.” By the very act of critiquing Chapter 4, “We Agnostics,” I admittedly commit AA heresy. I dare to disagree with the words of Bill Wilson.

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Taking the controversial Danish cartoons of Mohammad as a point of departure, Talal. Postsecular redemptive critique neither translates the religious into the secular (that is the Enlightenment secularizing project), nor does it subject the secular claims to the requirements of some religious norms (this is a communitarian or Divine Command Theory project).Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books.

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. and so secularism must be subjected to critique. Just as secular criticism turns against religion, so it must turn against secularism.