Carl A. Raschke

(American, 1944–)
  • Alan Jay Richard
Part of the Radical Theologies and Philosophies book series (RADT)


Carl Raschke, who might be credited for being the first to introduce deconstructive theory to the study of religion, is a unique theologian who has written on many topics, including economics, world religions, and higher education. This chapter explains his salient ideas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Jay Richard
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  1. 1.Realistic LivingBonhamUSA

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