Author: Todd Weir

Tam Ngo and Justine B. Quijada, eds., “Atheist Secularism and its Discontents: A Study of Religion and Communism in Eurasia” (Palgrave, 2015)

Todd Weir , February 3rd, 2016


Secularism has emerged as a central category of twenty-first century political thought and critical theory. Following the lead of anthropologist Talal Asad, there is a growing literature that…


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Tam Ngo and Justine B. Quijada, eds., “Atheist Secularism and its Discontents: A Study of Religion and Communism in Eurasia”

Todd Weir , February 2nd, 2016


View on Amazon Secularism has emerged as a central category of twenty-first century political thought and critical theory. Following the lead of anthropologist Talal Asad, there is a…


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David N. Livingstone, “Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins”

Todd Weir , January 30th, 2014


[Cross-posted from New Books in Intellectual History] A report to the General Assembly of Scottish Presbyterians of 1923 contains the following passage: “God placed the people of this world in…


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David N. Livingstone, “Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2011)

Todd Weir , January 30th, 2014


A report to the General Assembly of Scottish Presbyterians of 1923 contains the following passage: “God placed the people of this world in families, and history which is…


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