Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Theodicy: We Are Waiting for Godot, But It Is We Who May Never Arrive By Marcia Pally Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Volume 32, Number 2, Summer 2020, pp. 121-143 Abstract: The work of Leonard Cohen, […]
Mimesis and Sacrifice (Ed., 2019)
This edited volume by an inter-disciplinary and international groups of scholars looks at the ethics of how notions of sacrifice are used in contemporary life, from the military and business to gender relation and politics. Click on image for ordering information.
Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality (2016)
Nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in religion.and selected by the U.N.’s Committee on Education for Justice to be distributed to “educators, academics, policy-makers…throughout the world.” Click on image for ordering information.
The New Evangelicals (2011)
A brief history of American evangelicalism and in-depth interviews of evangelicals who have left the right. Click on image for ordering information.
Writings on Politics
Writings on U.S. populism, evangelicals and populism, Martin Luther King, U.S. elections, Donald Trump, human aggression and politics
Writings on Theologies of Relationality
Writings on covenantal economics and politics, relationality and humanness, relationality and evolution
Writings on Evangelicals
Writings on evangelicals who’ve left the right, the history of American Protestantism, evangelicals and U.S. elections
Selected Books by Marcia Pally
Marcia Pally is the author of several books in the areas of culture, religion, and politics as well as the intersection of culture and language.
About Marcia Pally
Professor Marcia Pally teaches at New York University, at Fordham University, and is an annual guest professor at Humboldt University’s Theology Faculty. In 2019-2020 she was a Fellow and The Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton. Her research interests are culture, religion, and politics as well as the intersection of culture and language.
PHILOSOPHICAL QUESTIONS AND BIOLOGICAL FINDINGS, PART I: HUMAN COOPERATIVITY, COMPETITION, AGGRESSION by Marcia Pally Abstract. This first part of a two-part article illustrates how research in evolutionary biology and psychology illuminates questions arising in philosophy—specifically questions about the origins of […]
Pally, Marcia “Why is Populism Persuasive? Populism as Expression of Religio-Cultural History with the U.S. and U.S. Evangelicals as a Case Study”
Political Theology Published online: 11 Mar 2020