Religion of the Market: On Gary Gerstle’s “The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order”

JULY 18, 2022 INTELLECTUAL HISTORIES OF recent American public life typically foreground disintegration in order to capture the mood of a country on the brink. These moments are not only about the United States’s ongoing culture wars or its “hyper-politics” but also evidence of how the nation explains social and political change to itself with … Read more

Religion of love

Around 1180, two of the greatest Arab thinkers met in Spain. The philosopher Averroes had heard of a young man who had visions at night: Ibn ‘Arabi was probably no more than fifteen years old, but he was well educated as the son of a courtier in Murcia, so he was awed by the interest … Read more