Critical Theory of Religion

Books by Prof. Rudolf J. Siebert

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Michael Helding, ein Katholischer Humanist im Umkreis der Neuordnung des 16. Jahrhunderts (1506-1561). Sigmaringen: Hohenzollern'sche Jahreshefte (dissertation). Completed in 1965.
 
 
_____. 1987. Horkheimer's critical sociology of religion: The relative and the transcendent. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
Orginally published in 1979 by University Press of America, Inc.
 
 
_____. 1987. Hegel's philosophy of history: Theological, humanistic, and scientific elements. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
Orginally published in 1979 by University Press of America, Inc.
 
 
_____. 1987. From Critical Theory of Society to Theology of Communicative Praxis. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
Orginally published in 1979 by University Press of America, Inc.
 
 
_____. 1987. Hegel's Concept of Marriage and Family: The Origin of Subjective Freedom. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.
Orginally published in 1979 by University Press of America, Inc.
 
 
_____. 2001. Critical theory of religion: The Frankfurt School. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, a Division of Rowman and Littlefield.
Orginally published in 1985 as Critical theory of religion: The Frankfurt School - From universal pragmatic to political theology by Berlin/New York: Mouton Publishers, a Division of Walter de Gruyter & Co.
 
_____. 1994. From critical theory to critical political theology: Personal autonomy and universal solidarity. New York: Peter Lang.
Orginally published in 1989 as From critical theory to communicative political theology: Universal solidarity.
 
_____. 1993. Recht, macht, und liebe. Georg W.F. Rudolphi's prophetische politische theologie. Frankfurt a.M.: Haag und Herchen. (ISBN 3-89228-739-2)
 
 
 
_____. 1994. The Dialectic of Revelation and Autonomous Reason. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: St. Thomas University Press. (WMU call # BT50 .S53x)
 
 
 
_____. 1994. Critical Reflections on the Dialectical Relationship between Theology and Religiology, and other Human and Social Sciences. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: St. Thomas University Press. (WMU call # BL51 .s5253x)
 
 
 
_____. 1995. Kant, Hegel and Habermas: On War and Peace. Ioannina, Greece: Philosophike Schole Panepistemiou Ioanninon. (WMU call # U22 .S528x 1995)
 
 
 
_____. 2006. Le Relatif Et Le Transcendant: La sociologie critique de la religion de Max Horkheimer. Paris: L'Harmattan (ISBN 2-7475-9877-2). Publication Flyer
 
 
 
_____. 2006. Lex Talionis: Religion, force et terreur. France: Abjat Sur Bandiat (ISBN: 2-913998-06-2). Publication Flyer
 
 
 
_____. 2010. Manifesto of the Critical Theory of Society and Religion (3 vols.). Leiden: Brill.
(ISBN: 9789004184367)
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Brill Publication Flyer
Reimon Bachika's Review in Islamic Perspective: Journal of the Islamic Studies and Humanities. Spring 2014.
Dennis Janz's Review in Michael R. Ott's The Dialectics of the Religious and the Secular. May 2014.
 
 
 
_____. 2012. The development of moral consciousness toward a global ethos. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9789382393016; WMU Call #: BJ1012 .S473 2012)
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_____. 2012. The evolution of the religious consciousness toward alternative futures. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9789380213941; WMU Call #: BL53.S525 E8 2012)
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_____. 2012. Toward a radical interpretation of the Abrahamic religions: In search for the Wholly Other. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9789382393115; WMU Call #: BL80.3 .S575 2012)
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_____. 2013. The world religion in the global public sphere: Towards concrete Freedom and material democracy. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9789382393115; WMU Call #: BL80.3 .S575 2012)
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_____. 2014. Polemics, revolt, and provolution in Christianity, and other world religions. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: ; WMU Call #:).
 
 
 
_____. 2014. Early critical theory of religion: The island of happiness. Edited by Karen Shoup-Pilarski and Dustin J. Byrd. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9789382393801; WMU Call #:).

 
 
 
_____ and Michael R. Ott. 2016. Future of Religion: Creator, Exodus, Son of Man, and Kingdom. New Delhi: Sanbun Publishers.
(ISBN: 9384972258; WMU Call #:BL48 .S54 2016).

 
 
 
_____. 2016. The Moral Revolution in Christianity, and other World Religions - Work In Progress

 
 
 
_____. 2016. Walter Benjamin’s Critical Theory: From Mysticism to Historical Materialism - Work In Progress

 
 
 
_____. 2016. Religion and Revolution: Liberation and Redemption - Work In Progress

 
 
 
 
 
 

Books containing chapters written by Prof. Rudolf J. Siebert

 
 

_____, (1976). "Adorno's Critical Theory of Religion: Toward a Negative Theology,"
in P. Slater (ed.), Philosophy of Religion and Theology: 1976 Proceedings, No.19. Missoula, Montana: Scholars Press (American Academy of Religion), pgs. 115-117.

_____, (1980). "Parson's Analytical Theory of Religion as Ultimate Reality,"
in chapter 2 of Gregory Baum (ed.), Sociology and Human Destiny: Studies in Sociology, Religion and Society. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Seabury Press, pgs. 27-55. (ISBN 0816401101)

_____, (1980). "Hegel's Concept of Marriage and Family: The Origin of Subjective Freedom,"
in Donald P. Verene (ed.), Hegel's Social and Political Thought, New Jersey: Humanities Press, pgs. 177-214. (WMU Call # JC234.H36 H43)

_____, (1985). "From Historical Materialism to the Theology of Communicative Praxis: Theodicy,"
in H.U.v. Brachel and N. Mette (eds.), Kommunikation und Solidarität-Beiträge zur Diskussion des Handlungstheoretischen Ansatzes von Helmut Peukert in Theologie und Sozialwissenschaften, Freiburg (Schweitz): Edition Exodus, pgs. 52-83. Trans. as " Vom historischen Materialismus zur Theologie kommunikativer Praxis: Theodicy."

_____, (1989). "Kommunikatives Handeln und Transzendenz: Gerechtigkeit, Liebe und Versöhnung,"
in Herausgegeben von Edmund Arens (ed), Habermas und die Theologie: Beiträge zur theologischen Rezeption, Diskussion und Kritik einer Theorie kommunikativen. Dusseldorf: Patmos Verlag, pgs. 65-95 (ISBN 3491710871)

_____, (1990). Two chapters
in James A. Reimer (ed), Critical Theory and the Future of Religion: Religious-Marxist Discourse in Yugoslavia. Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellon Press
"Dialectic of Religious and Secular" on pages 3-28 and
"From Conservative to Critical Political Theology" on pages 147-220.

_____, (1992). Chapters 1 & 15
in James A. Reimer (ed.), The Influence of the Frankfurt School on Contemporary Theology: Critical Theory and the Future of Religion - Dubrovnik Papers in Honour of Rudolf J. Siebert. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, (ISBN 0773491694).
"The Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies and the Furure of Religion" pgs. 3-28 &
"From Conservative to Critical Political Theology" pgs. 147-220  
_____. 1997. "Toward a New Humanism: The Five Fundamental Human Potentials and the Possibility of their Actualization," in chapter 5 of Zdravko Radman (ed.), Horizons of Humanity: Essays in Honour of Ivan Supek. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, pgs. 189-256. (ISBN 978-3-631-30741-0)
Publication Flyer
 
 
 
_____. 2002. "Christianity as Absolute or Relative Religion: From Hegel To Horkheimer, Benjamin, Adorno and Habermas" in Andreas Arndt, Karol Bal, & Henning Ottmnann (eds), Hegel - Jahrbuch 2002. Phäanomenologie des Geistes. Zweiter Teil, Jena. Academie Verlag: pgs. 108-130. (ISBN 9783050037127)
 
 
 
_____. 2002. "The Future of Religion: The Rescue of Religious Semantic Potentials, Motives and Motivations through their Inversion into Secular Discourse and Communicative and Political Action," in chapter 5 of Reimon Bachika (ed), Traditional Religion and Culture in a New Era. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, pgs. 69-114. (ISBN 0-7658-0907-9)
 
 

_____, (2002, Nov.). Two Chapters in Tatyana A. Senyushkina (ed),
Religion in Civil Society, Materials of the III International Seminar. Yalta, Simferopol: Tauria.
"The Open Dialectic of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Monotheism and Radical Enlightenment: Toward a Global Ethos of Autonomy and Solidarity," pgs. 187-193 and
"Toward a Critical Theory of Religion: The Longing for the Totally Other," pgs. 194-208.  
_____. 2003. "Toward a Discourse between Cognitive and Critical Theoreticians of Religion: Open Dialectic between the Religious and the Secular" in chapter 7 of Timothy Light and Brian C. Wilson (eds.), Religion as a Human Capacity: A Festschrift in Honor of E. Thomas Lawson. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. pgs. 135-160 (ISBN 9004126767)
 
 

_____, (2004). "The Critical Theory of Religion,"
in volume 4, chapter 78 of D. Rasmussen and J. Swindal (eds), Critical Theory. New York: Sage Publications, pgs. 361-380. (ISBN 0761942491)

_____, (2004 Dec.). "The Open Dialectic between Religious and Secular Values and Norms: The Course of Civilization in the 21st Century"
in chapter 2 of George N. Lundskow (ed.), Religious Innovation in a Global Age: Essays on the Construction of Spirituality. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company Publishing, pgs. 37-69 (ISBN 0786419776)

_____, (2004 Nov.). Three Chapters in Tatiana Senyushkina's (ed),
Religion and Civil Society: Between Nationalism and Globalization - Proceedings of the Fourth International Seminar Yalta, Ukraine, Simferopol: Edition Tavria
"Critical Theory of Religion and Inverse Theology versus Nationalism and Fascism" pgs. 227-246,
"Religion, Nationalism and Globalism: Alienation, Force, Terror and Jus Talionis or the Golden Rule" pgs. 000-000, and
"The Critical Theory of Society: The Longing for the Totally Other pgs. 000-000."

_____, (2005 Nov.). Two Chapters in Tatiana Senyushkina's (ed),
"Religion and Civil Society: Materials of the VI International Seminar Yalta, Simferopol: Tavria Press(?),
"The Critical Theory of Religion: Critical Religion in Antagonistic Civil Society" pgs. 215-231 and
"The Critical Theory of Religion: Toward Discourse and Cooperation among Civilizations" pgs. 231-247.

_____, (2006). "La Regla de Oro (The Golden Rule),"
in Leo Semashko (ed), Harmonious Era Calendar: The Quality of Social Existence and the Future of Children. St. Peterburg: State Polytechnic University Publishing House. pgs. 16, 20, 30-34, 71-72, 111-113, 167-168, 189, 218-219, 265-266, 292-293, & 315-316. (ISBN 5742212038) Published in English, Esperanto, Russian, Spanish, French, Greek, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Arabian and Hebrew.

_____, (2006). "Liberation et redemption dans la musique: Hegel-Horkheimer-Adorno,"
in "Musicopathie de l'impossibilite de la musique, X-Alta, numero 9, Decembre, pgs. 91-138.

_____, (2007, Nov. 6). Two papers given at Saint Petersburg University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Available at http:peacefromharmony.org.
"The Critical Theory of Religion: New Models" and
"The Critical Theory of Religion: The Golden Rule."  
_____. 2007. "Our Friendship: It began with Thomas Muntzer, the Theologian of Revolution," in Jeremy M. Bergen, Paul G. Doerksen, and Karl Koop (eds) Creed and Conscience: Essays in Honor of A. James Reimer. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press. pgs. 99-113. (ISBN 9781894710800)
 
 

_____, (2007). "The Critical Theory of Religion: The Evolution of the Moral Consciousness from the Jus Talionis to the Golden Rule," Leipzig Paper, Jul. 25, 2007. pgs. 1-50. (Unpublished).

_____, (2007). "Erinnerung an den Christen und Humanisten Otto Schuhmann im Kontext der Barbarei,"
in A. Askenasy's Otto Schuhmann 1888-1950, Ein Schulmeister in den Zerreissproben seiner Zeit, New York: A. Askenasy Publisher. pgs.11-19.

_____, (2008 Nov.). Two Chapters in Tatiana Senyushkina's (ed),
Religion and Civil Society: Identity Crisis and New Challenges of Post-Secular Society - Materials of the VII International Seminar. Yalta, Simferopol: Tauria.
"The Critical Theory of Religion: Jus Talionis," pgs.180-210 and
"The Jesus Revolution, the Judas Kiss, and the Empires," pgs.215-245.

_____, (2008). "The Jesus Revolution, the Judas Kiss,and the Empires" (in Russian), Simferopol, Ukraine: Simferopol University Press

_____, (2008). "The Critical Theory of Religion: Jus Talionis" (in Russian), Simferopol, Ukraine: Simferopol University Press 2008.

_____, (2008). "The Critical Theory of Religion: The Golden Rule" (in Russian), Simferopol : Simferopol University Press 2008

_____, (2008). "Saint Petersburg-Yalta Report" (in Russian), Simferopol: Simferopol University Press 2008,  
_____. 2009. Two Chapters in Michael R. Ott (ed) The Future of Religion: Toward a Reconciled Society. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers.
"The Development of the Critical Theory of Religion in Dubrovnik from 1975 to 2007," pgs. 1-68 and
"Theology of Revolution versus Theology of Counter-Revolution," pgs. 419-457 (ISBN 9781608460380)

 
 
 
_____. 2009. "Toward a Dialectical Sociology of Religion: A Critique of Positivism and Clerico-Fascism," in chapter x of Warren S. Goldstein (ed), Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, pgs. 61-114 (ISBN 9781608460410)
 
 
 
_____. 2011. "???," in chapter x of Seyed Javad Miri (ed), Social Theory, Religion and Critical Discourses: Critical Theory in the Postmodern Globe, Leiden: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, pgs. ???-??? (ISBN 9783843374927)
 
 
 
_____. 2013. "Towards the resolution of inter-faith, ethnic, and class conflicts in the loacl, national, and global public sphere," in chapter x of y (ed), , z , pgs. 192-220
 
 
 
_____. 2014. "Erich Fromm's social psychological theory of religion: Toward the X-experience and the City of Being," in chapter 8 of Seyed Javad Miri, Robert Lake, and Tricia M Kress (eds), Reclaiming the Sane Society: Essays on Erich Fromm's Thought. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pgs. 117-136 (ISBN 9789462096059).
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_____. 2014. "???," in chapter ?? of Michael R. Ott (ed), The Dialectics of the Religious and the Secular: Studies on the Future of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pgs. ???-??? (ISBN: 9789004263130).
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_____. 2016. "Malcolm X - A Martyr for Freedom," in chapter 5 of Dustin J. Byrd's and Seyed Javad Miri's (eds), Malcolm X: From Political Eschatology to Religious Revolutionary. Leiden: Brill, pgs. ???-??? (ISBN: 9789004308671).
Publication Flyer
 
 

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