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To Mend the World Queer Messianic (José Esteban Muñoz) (& Emil Fackenheim)

Just finished reading José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity.  His philosophical lodestars are Bloch and Marcuse, Heidegger and Agamben, but I came to see here the kind of thinking associated with the Jewish post-Holocaust … Continue reading

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Lesbians (“Keep Your Wives Away From Them”)

Finished a couple weeks ago Miryam Kabakov’s edited anthology, Keep your Wives Away From Them: Orhtodox Women and Unorthodox Desires). For my purposes here, I’d like to read it against contemporary Jewish philosophy, which in my more churlish moments, I tend … Continue reading

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With God & Men (“Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition”)

[[Helène Aylon, The Digital Liberation of G-D (2004)]] Steven Greenberg was well aware writing Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition that many gay readers and their straight fellow travelers would be impatient by his commitment to … Continue reading

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