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    Dwelling in Diaspora: Judith Butler’s Post-secular Paradigm
    with Colby Dickinson
    The European Legacy 20 (2): 136-150. 2015.
    This article aims to present Judith Butler’s theory of diaspora as a theological paradigm for post-secular social existence. Her accounts of dispossession, statelessness, and exilic identity all afford us a normative challenge for how to think politics and the theological together. We begin by framing Judith Butler’s diasporic theory of politics within Adriennes Rich’s poetic perspective on ecstatic identity. We proceed to argue that by emphasizing both the precariousness and interdependency of …Read more