Author profile: Timothy Fitzgerald

Timothy Fitzgerald is Reader in Religion at the University of Stirling. He is the author of Religion and Politics in International Relations: The Modern Myth (Continuum, 2011); Discourse on Civility and Barbarity: A Critical History of Religion and Related Categories (OUP, 2007); and The Ideology of Religious Studies (OUP,2000).

‘Nations under God’: Problems of Meaning in Contemporary Rhetoric

‘Nations under God’: Problems of Meaning in Contemporary Rhetoric

If there is so little clear content to such significant concepts as religion, politics, God, and so on, then from where do they derive their rhetorical power?

The Illusion of Politics

The Illusion of Politics

We have an intuitive understanding about what politics is, but since most domains of life can be described as political, politics is so universal that a definition is difficult to pin down.

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