Political Spirituality in an Age of Eco-Apocalypse

Communication and Struggle Across Species, Cultures, and Religions

  • Authors
  • James W. Perkinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

  3. The Question in the Biblical Tradition: Communication and Resistance

  4. The Question and the Christian Tradition: Communication and Empire

  5. The Question in Modernity: Communication Among the Subordinated

  6. The Question in Post-Modernity: Communication and Globalization

  7. Personal Conclusion: Communication and Spirituality in Post-Colonial Partnership

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 203-228

About this book


This book 'hunts and gathers' across different historical epochs and situations, juxtaposing biblical materials and hip-hop, Christian colonialism and vodou, personal experience and racial politics, poetics and high theory, in order to challenge the current crisis of sustainability from the perspective indigenous communities and deep ancestry.


America colonialism communication empire globalization Jazz performance play poetics politics religion religions spirituality sustainability tradition

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