Jennifer L. Geddes is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Her areas of research include evil and suffering, the Holocaust, ethics, critical theory, twentieth-century literature, and religion and culture. Previously, she was the editor of The Hedgehog Review.
The rate of change, the kinds of change, and the scope of change taking place today are impossible to understand without also looking at the ways they are affecting societies and how we understand and experience ourselves and others.
What emerges in the essays in this issue is actually not one secularism, but rather a range of secularisms—French, American, Indian, and other—that can be compared, evaluated, and improved upon.
Thinking more deeply about how we can inhabit the public sphere with others.
“These days you’ve got a kind of de facto racial segregation in the life of the mind.”
“For anyone who believes that the search for justice is essential to humanity, our humanity is in deep trouble.”