Hi! Check out my new book on Leonard Cohen, out in Oct. 2021 from Bloomsbury Academic.
Have a look at my new piece
on modernity and the role of religion in Religious & Ethics.
By Marcia Pally Posted Mon 14 Jun 2021, 10:42am Karl Barth (1886–1968) and Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) witnessed some of modernity’s worst moments — Nazism and the Holocaust — and may have something to say to our present moment. https://www.abc.net.au/religion/barth-bonhoeffer-and-the-dilemma-of-modernity/13386982. Among the […]
Check on a new piece of mine on Leonard Cohen–his thoughts on God and women.
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, […]
PHILOSOPHICAL QUESTIONS AND BIOLOGICAL FINDINGS, PART II: PLAY, ART, RITUAL, AND RITUAL SACRIFICE by Marcia Pally Abstract. This Part II of a two-part article illustrates how research in evolutionary biology, anthropology, archeology, and psychology illuminates questions arising in philosophy—specifically questions […]
Have a look at a new article of mine on human aggression: humans are a “hypercooperative” species and violence is relatively late in our development
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 […]
Circling the Wagons or Opening the Circle For Dialog https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dial.12614 By Marcia Pally, New York University, email@example.com Abstract: “To approach eudaimonia or human flourishing,” Darcia Narvaez writes, “one must have a concept of human nature, a realization of what constitutes […]
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