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(Jewish Emancipation) Teaching Marx & On the Jewish Question

I am sure this probably includes a great many colleagues across the Humanities and also scholars of Marx, and Marxian theorists. This is all the more true when Jewishness is reduced to another expression of “whiteness.” But the sudden realization … Continue reading

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(Idea & History) Hermann Cohen After Marx

[Max Lieberman, Women Plucking Geese (1871)] In the introduction to the Religion of Reason, Hermann Cohen claims that the unity and uniqueness of the idea of God “elevates belief to a speculative height that by comparison all other problems become … Continue reading

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Judaism & The Fetish: A Quick Note on Marx and the (Religious) Imagination

Marx was a bitter cuss, the odd positioning of whom in relation to religion from a Religious Studies perspective relates to the binary disambiguation in his thinking between what’s genuinely real and what’s not, namely mental projections and ideological phrasings. … Continue reading

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Into the Entrails of Capitalism (Marx the Huckster, Imagination, & The Jewish Question)

It’s a day after May Day, and I’ve been posting all week about liberalism, and my good friend G., the good Marxist, makes mention of “On the Jewish Question.” I cringe a bit, and say something stupid, and I realize … Continue reading

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