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In: Baltic Yearbook of International Law Online

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Political Theology and International Law offers an account of the intellectual debates surrounding the term “political theology” in academic literature concerning international law. Beneath these differences is a shared tradition, or genre, within the literature that reinforces particular styles of characterising and engaging predicaments in global politics. The text develops an argument toward another way of thinking about what political theology might offer international law scholarship – a politics of truth.

In: Brill Research Perspectives in International Legal Theory and Practice

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When invited to contribute to this collection, the original call framed the question as what might count as a ‘new approach’ to the study of international law and Islam. This chapter begins by reflecting on the challenges to offering a ‘new approach’, addresses some shortcomings often at play in ‘law and religion’ scholarship, and then offers some potential methodological directions forward – what one might think of as ‘structural’ jurisprudence.

In: International Law and Islam

Abstract

Political Theology and International Law offers an account of the intellectual debates surrounding the term “political theology” in academic literature concerning international law. Beneath these differences is a shared tradition, or genre, within the literature that reinforces particular styles of characterising and engaging predicaments in global politics. The text develops an argument toward another way of thinking about what political theology might offer international law scholarship – a politics of truth.

In: Political Theology and International Law