32.1 | Tom Huisjes and Eline Reinhoud

The Parthenon of Books: Censorship through Blasphemy Laws This article analyses Marta Minujín’s Parthenon of Books as it was realised during the Documenta 14 exhibition in Kassel, Germany (2017). Many of the books used to construct the Parthenon were banned by religious institutions, which raises the question of the role of blasphemy laws and blasphemy-related… Continue reading 32.1 | Tom Huisjes and Eline Reinhoud

32.1 | Jerrold Cuperus

Narrating Dutch Christianity: Secularism, Heritage, and Identity in Museum Catharijneconvent This article analyzes how a Dutch museum for Christian heritage uses objects to construct narratives about the entanglements of Christianity and Dutch history. The exhibition “Christianity in the Netherlands” presents a specific postsecular narrative, which positions its audience in a political discourse that emphasizes the… Continue reading 32.1 | Jerrold Cuperus

32.1 | Manav Ratti

‘The God of the Imagination’: Postcolonial Postsecularism and Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet Salman Rushdie’s novel The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1999) invokes religion and mythology in its representation of miracles, wonder, sorcery, revelations, infernos, frontiers, metamorphoses, and other worlds as it narrates the lives—across the United States, India, and Europe—of celebrated rock… Continue reading 32.1 | Manav Ratti

32.1 | Christopher Douglas

What Is Christian Postmodernism? Christian Postmodernism is a rhetorical strategy of fundamentalist apologetics. It seeks to level the playing field of expert knowledge by developing institutions and networks of counter-expertise to produce uncertainty in fields such as evolution, Bible criticism, climate change, sex education, and others. This article analyzes a literary example of Christian Postmodernism,… Continue reading 32.1 | Christopher Douglas

32.1 | Magdalena Maczyńska

From Religious Nostalgia to Eco-Postsecularism: Scriptures for Climate-Changed Futures in Fictions by Richard Jefferies, Will Self, and Octavia Butler This paper offers an eco-postsecular reading of Octavia Butler’s two-part Parable series (1993-1998) and Will Self’s Book of Dave (2006), alongside a Victorian predecessor of contemporary climate fiction: Richard Jefferies’s After London; or, Wild England (1885).… Continue reading 32.1 | Magdalena Maczyńska