Carl A. Raschke


Professional Biography

Carl Raschke is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Denver, specializing in Continental philosophy, political theology, the philosophy of religion, art theory, and the theory of religion. He is an internationally known writer and academic, who has authored numerous books and hundreds of articles on topics ranging from postmodernism to popular religion and culture to technology and society. Recent books include Neoliberalism and Political Theology: From Kant to Identity Poiitics (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), Postmodern Theology: A Biopic (Cascade Books, 2017), Critical Theology: An Agenda for an Age of Global Crisis (IVP Academic, 2016), Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy (Columbia University Press, 2015) and The Revolution in Religious Theory: Toward a Semiotics of the Event (University of Virginia Press, 2012). He is also Senior Editor for the Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and Senior Consulting Editor for The New Polis. From 2016-2018 he served as managing editor for Political Theology Today (currently Political Theology Network).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Colorado Psychoanalytic Forum