My research traces the conjunction of religion, race, and economy within the intellectual history of medieval and modern European philosophy and theology. Straddling distant historical periods as well as disparate disciplinary archives, I work primarily by means of juxtaposition: I am interested in the ways that texts separated in time and genre can illuminate the core concerns, preoccupations, and impasses at stake on both sides of the separation when placed alongside one another. Rather than an investigation into the medieval ‘origins’ of modern political, economic, and racial formations, my research attempts to make both the medieval and m…

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