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Books

Astrotopia: The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race

University of Chicago Press (2022) 

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Image: Three Inquiries in Technology and Imagination

University of Chicago Press (2021) 

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein, Thomas A. Carlson, Mark C. Taylor

Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Fordham University Press (2017)

Edited by Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Pantheologies: Gods, Worlds, Monsters

Columbia University Press (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Polydox Reflections

Wiley-Blackwell (2014)

Edited by Katheryn Tanner and Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Worlds without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Columbia University Press (2015) 

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Strange Wonder: The Closure of Metaphysics and the Opening of Awe

Columbia University Press (2008)

Edited by Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Book Chapters

Atheism and Science

The Varieties of Atheism (2022)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Pantheist Monstrosities: On Race, Gender, Divinity, and Dirt

Material Christianity: Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures (2020)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Above Us, Only Sky

Image: Three Inquiries in Technology and Imagination (2021)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Transcendence of Trauma

Trauma and Transcendence: Prospects for Philosophy of Religion (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein


Lost Expectations: On Derrida’s Abraham

Kierkegaard and Political Theology (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Matter with Pantheism: On Shepherds and Goat-Gods and Mountains and Monsters

Entangled Worlds: Science, Religion, and New Materialism (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Science

The Palgrave Handbook of Radical Theology (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Queer Enfleshment

Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Introduction: Tangled Matters (with Catherine Keller)

Entangled Worlds: Science, Religion, and New Materialism (2017)

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Myth and Modern Physics: On the Power of Nothing

Theologies of Creation: Creatio Ex Nihilo and Its New Rivals (2014)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

End Without End: Cosmology and Infinity in Nicholas of Cusa

Desire, Faith, and the Darkness of God: Essays in Honor of Denys Turner (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Fire Each Time: Dark Energy and the Breath of Creation

Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God (2012)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Heidegger’s Caves: On Dwelling in Wonder

Practices of Wonder: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives (2012)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Let Freedom Free

The Sleeping Giant Has Awoken: The New Politics of Religion in the United States (2008)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Undone By Each Other: Interrupted Sovereignty in Augustine’s Confessions

Polydoxy: Theology of Multiplicity and Relation (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Unbearable Withness of Being: On the Essentialist Blind-Spot of Anti-Ontotheology

Theology and the Political: The New Debate (2005)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Articles

A Pantheology of Pandemic: Sex, Race, Nature, and The Virus

American Journal of Theology & Philosophy (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Pantheist Monstrosities: On Race, Gender, Divinity, and Dirt

 Material Christianity: Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures  (2020)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Veridical Claims and the Question (once more) of Philosophy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Lure of Pan(en)theism: Difference and Desire in Divine Enticement

Modern Theology (2014)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Of the Of: Genre, Generation, and the Continental Philosophy of Religion

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Rebirth of the Death of God

Comparative and Continental Philosophy (2012)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Introducing Polydoxy

Modern Theology (2014)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Twilight of the Doxai: Or, How to Philosophize with a Whac-a-Mole(TM) Mallet

Method and Theory in the Study of Religion (2012)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Cosmic Singularities: On the Nothing and the Sovereign

Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2012)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Onward, Ridiculous Debaters

Political Theology (2009)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Capital Shares: The Way Back into the With of Christianity

Political Theology (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Of Ghosts and Angels: Derrida, Kushner, and the Impossibility of Forgiveness

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory (2008)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Dionysius, Derrida, and the Critique of “Ontotheology”

Modern Theology (2008)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

A Certain Disavowel: The Pathos and Politics of Wonder

Princeton Theological Review (2006)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Public Scholarship

Who Owns the Heavens

The Christian Century (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Page 99 Test

Campaign for the American Reader (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Plants, Minerals, Philosophers, and Bacteria: What I Was Thinking

Marginalia (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

A Tale of Two Utopias: Musk and Bezos in Outer Space

Metapolis (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Somewhere out there: Corporate utopias of space and sea

The Immanent Frame (2021)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein and Jenna Supp-Montgomerie

The New Corporate Space Race: A Colonial Remix 

The Revealer (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

On Almost Breastfeeding My Mother

Avidly (2020)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Cosmic Pantheism

Nautilus (2017)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

God vs. the Multiverse

The New Scientist (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Cosmology and the Environment

The Immanent Frame (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

How to Avoid the G-Word

Cosmologics (2014)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Notes from the Tangled Anglican Web

Killing the Buddha (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Thinking Otherwise: Secularity and the Liberal Arts

The Immanent Frame (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Homosexuality and the Anglican Debate

The Immanent Frame (2009)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Videos

Everything Everywhere All at Wes with Daniel Kwan

Wesleyan Center for the Arts (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Faith and the Final Frontier: The New Religion of Newspace

Consciousness Perspectives Forum (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Sacred Space symposium: What is the cosmic future of humanity?

ASU Interplanetary Initiative (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Sacred Space symposium: How has religion influenced space exploration?

ASU Interplanetary Initiative (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Sacred Space symposium: How will space exploration reshape religion?

ASU Interplanetary Initiative (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Sacred Space symposium: How do our religious traditions teach us to conduct ourselves in space?

ASU Interplanetary Initiative (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Iris Award Ceremony for Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

ISSRNC Conference (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Heaven on Mars: The Ecocidal Messianism of the Corporate Space Race

ISSRNC Conference (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Learned Displeasure and Embodied Machine: On Donovan Schaefer’s Wild Experiment

University of Pennsylvania (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

How I Learned to Love the Multiverse

Beyond Belief (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The QAnon Phenomenon

Wesleyan University (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Consciousness and the World

The Institute of Art and Ideas (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

A Pantheology of Pandemic: Nature, Sex, Race, and the Virus

American Journal of Theology and Philosophy (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Right Way to Think

Philosophy For Our Times (2019)

Boghossian, Rubenstein, McGrath

Infinite Canaan: Science, Religion and the New Space Race

Westar Institute (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Multiverses, Pantheism, and Ecology

The Institute of Art and Ideas (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

 Space, the new Wild West

The Institute of Art and Ideas (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Matter with Pantheism: Race, Gender, Divinity and Dirt

Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth (2016)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Perspectives on Panpsychism

The Institute of Art and Ideas (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

God and the Multiverse: A Melodrama

Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth (2016)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Does the Multiverse Exist?

Institute of Art and Ideas (2019)

Vafa, Rubenstein, Ellis

Asceticosmologies: Modern Science as Religious Practice 

Wesleyan University (2012)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Multiverse Cosmologies and the Entanglement of Science and Religion 

Dartmouth University (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Cosmic Singularities: On the Nothing and the Sovereign

Wesleyan University: Center for the Humanities (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

One Way up through the Way Back into the out of Ontotheology

Wesleyan University (2013)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Interviews and Podcasts

Do we Have the Right to Exist Indefinitely?

Die ingenieur (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Energy and Change Pt. 6

War Machine (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Elon Musk Unmasked

Paris Marx (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Nature of Matter, Pantheism, and the Astonishment of Ungodding God!

The Institute for Advanced Astonishment (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Rocket-Launching Billionaires Promise a New Pie in the Sky

Movement Memos (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race

Things Not Seen (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Manifest Destiny in Space

Current Affairs (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Race to Colonize Mars Perpetuates a Dangerous Religion

Nautilus (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Mythology and the Colonisation of Space

The Philosopher (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Episode 31: The Corporate Space Race and Religion

The Revealer (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Mythology of Newspace

From There to Here: A Podcast for Space Hackers (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Episode 50 with Dr. Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Idea Cast Interview Series (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

A Religion-Fueled Space Race

Celestial Citizen (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Monsters of Pantheism

Philosophy for Our Times (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Astrotopia: The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race

New Books Network (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Our Understanding of God and Why it Matters (even for atheists)

The Earthly Delights Podcast (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Astrotopia: The Religion of Space Exploration

Straight White American Jesus (2023)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Ethics of Colonizing Space

CPM Podcast (2020) 

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Astrotopia: The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race

The Anti-Distopians (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Sacred Matter

Expanding Mind Podcast (2019) 

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Returning to the Moon

BBC Sounds (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

WICN “Inquiry” Interview: Pantheologies

Inquiry, WICN (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

What Does Religion Have to Do With Space Exploration?

Mission: Interplanetary (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Maternal Materiality

The Catacombic Machine (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Astrotopia Pre-Launch Interview

Interrupted (2022)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Theoretical Physicist Wore a Toga

Studio 360, WNYC (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Space Odyssey

Big Little Issues, A Theology Podcast (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Does Multiverse Theory Bring Theology into Science?

Religion Dispatches (2014)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Many Forms of the Divine

ICE Podcast (2021) 

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Multiverse: A Religious and Historical Perspective

Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth (2016)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Galileo’s Lost Letter

BBC: Science Stories (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

The Medieval Bishop’s Big Bang Theory

BBC Science Stories (2017)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

WICN “Inquiry” Interview: Worlds Without End

Inquiry, WICN (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Gods, Worlds, Monsters

The Catacombic Machine (2018)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Audio Productions

Topsy-Turvey

Machines in Between (2023)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Reviews of Astrotopia

Review of Astrotopia

Physics World (2023)

Margaret Harris

Review of Astrotopia

The Orange County Register (2023)

Larry Wilson

Review of Astrotopia

Library Journal (2022)

Jennifer Moore

Review of Astrotopia

The Wall Street Journal (2022)

Steven Poole

Review of Astrotopia

The Well-Read Naturalist (2022)

Johannes E. Riutta

Review of Astrotopia

Sunday Book Review (2023)

Thomas Fox

Review of Astrotopia

Nature (2022)

Andrew Robinson

Review of Astrotopia

The Connector (2023)

Micah L. Sifry

Review of Astrotopia

Booklist (2022)

George Kendall

Review of Astrotopia

Ancillary Review of Books (2023)

Jeremy Brett

Review of Astrotopia

Science (2022)

Roger D. Launius

Review of Astrotopia

Science: The Wire (2022)

Philip Ball

Review of Astrotopia

The Revealer (2022)

Catherine L. Newell

Review of Astrotopia

Nature Astronomy (2022)

James Tatam

Reviews of Pantheologies

Review of Pantheologies

Reimagining Religious Imagination (2021)

Adrian Ivakhiv

Review of Pantheologies

Reading Religion (2021)

Oriane Lavolé

Review of Pantheologies

Marginalia (2021)

Forum of Contributors

Review of Pantheologies

Worldviews: Global Religions (2020)

Alison Renna

Review of Pantheologies

Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2019)

Beatrice Marovich

Review of Pantheologies

Correspondences 7, no. 2 (2019)

Timothy Grieve-Carlson

Review of Pantheologies

Nova Religio (2020)

Darren Iammarino

Reviews of Worlds without End

Syndicate Symposium: Worlds without End

Syndicate (2016)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Compte Rendu: Worlds without End

 Lectures (2015)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Worlds without End Book Event

An und für sich (2015)

Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review: Worlds without End

The Revealer: A Review of Religion and the Media (2014)

Patrick Blanchfield

The Multiverse in a Flat Circle: Review of Worlds without End

The Los Angeles Review of Books (2014)

Jared Keller

Reviews of Strange Wonder

Review of Strange Wonder

Modern Theology (2010)

Catherine Keller

Review of Strange Wonder

Reviews in Religion and Theology (2010)

Daniel B. Gallagher

Review of Strange Wonder

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2010)

Jonathan Malesic

Book Reviews

Review of Mark C. Taylor,  Intervolution: Smart Bodies, Smart Things

The Journal of Religion (2021)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Lisa Sideris, Consecrating Science

American Academy of Religion (2019)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Karmen MacKendrick, Divine Enticement: Theological Seductions

Journal of Religion (2015)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Catherine Keller, Cloud of the Impossible

Cambridge Core (2017)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Julia Kristeva, This Incredible Need to Believe

Modern Theology(2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Joy (ed.): Continental philosophy and philosophy of religion 

International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion (2011)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Jones, Curing the Philosopher’s Disease

Sophia (2010)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Chrétien, The Ark of Speech

Modern Theology (2005)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Papanikolaou, Being with God 

(2007)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Ferreira, Love’s Grateful Striving

(2003)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Papanikolaou, Being with God 

(2007)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein

Review of Ferreira, Love’s Grateful Striving

(2003)

 Mary-Jane V Rubenstein