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Why Evangelical Christians have left the Right

Why Evangelical Christians have left the Right By Marcia Pally Religion & Ethics  Friday 28 October 2011  For much of the last century, America’s evangelicals have been the whipping boy of progressives and intellectuals of all sorts. Ostensibly, they use government to impose their interpretation of Scripture on the body politic and – paradoxical to … Continue reading

Interview: Marcia Pally on the New Evangelicals

Interview: Marcia Pally on the New Evangelicals  By Jarrod Longbons The Art of the Good Life: Contemporary Thinkers You Should Read Nov. 1, 2011  Professor Marcia Pally teaches at New YorkUniversity in Multilingual Multicultural Studies and at Fordham University’s Institute of American Language and Culture. Her new book is The New Evangelicals: Expanding the Vision of the Common Good with a foreword by the eminent theologian John … Continue reading

The Theology of Economic Justice & Creation Care: New Evangelicals

The Theology Behind Economic Justice and Creation Care By Marcia Pally Radical Orthodoxy: Vol 1, nos. 1&2, Aug. 2012; http://journal.radicalorthodoxy.org/index.php/ROTTP/article/view/37/16) Introduction: “The one with the most toys at the end wins.” This intentionally cavalier motto of neo-liberal economics has, in many quarters, gone the way of the buggy whip, deemed bygone and unuseful as a … Continue reading

Social Science Research Council: America’s New Evangelicals

Social Science Research Council Colloquium on America’s New Evangelicals Organized and Edited By Marcia Pally January 2013;  Click here  This series includes essays by Marcia Pally, John Milbank, David Gushee, Heidi Unruh, Joel Hunter, John Ashman, Bob Smietana, David R. Schwartz, John Schmalzbauer, and James Bielo

The New Evangelicals: Activism & Voting

The New Evangelicals: Activism & Voting By Marcia Pally Humboldt University, Berlin May 31, 2012 I’d like to begin by telling you a bit about how I came to be here today. In 2005, I was looking at evangelicals—practices, publications, sermons, websites, activism—for another project when I noticed something: no less a publication than Christianity … Continue reading

Marcia Pally

Marcia Pally

New York University, Fordham University, and annual guest professor at the Theology Faculty of Humboldt University, Berlin. Research interests: religion, culture, and politics and the intersection of language and culture.

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New Release: Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality

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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.”

Mimesis and Sacrifice

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.

America’s New Evangelicals

America's New Evangelicals

The New Evangelicals (2011), a brief history of American evangelicalism and in-depth interviews of evangelicals who have left the right.