Kenneth J. Surin
Professor Emeritus of Literature
(Ph.D. Birmingham, England, 1977) is Professor of Literature and Professor of Religion and Critical Theory. He trained initially as an analytical philosopher. His teaching areas include anglophone literatures outside England, philosophy (both analytical and continental), critical theory, marxism, state theory, and international political economy.
- Ph.D., University of Birmingham 1977
- B.A., University of Reading (England) 1972
Surin, K. J. “The Undecidable and the Fugitive: Mille Plateaux and the State-Form.” Substance [Usa], no. 66, 1991, pp. 102–13.
Surin, K. “'The sign that something else is always possible': Hearing and saying "jesus is risen" and hearing the voices of those who suffer: Some textual/political reflections.” Literature and Theology, vol. 4, no. 3, Nov. 1990, pp. 263–77. Scopus, doi:10.1093/litthe/4.3.263. Full Text
Surin, K. J. “Marxism(s) and 'the Withering Away of the State'.” Social Text [Usa], no. 27, 1990, pp. 35–54.
Surin, K. J. “C. L. R. James's Materialist Aesthetics of Cricket.” Polygraph [Usa], no. 4, 1990, pp. 111–49.
SURIN, K. “A CERTAIN ‘POLITICS OF SPEECH’: ‘RELIGIOUS PLURALISM’ IN THE AGE OF THE McDONALD'S HAMBURGER.” Modern Theology, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 1990, pp. 67–100. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1468-0025.1990.tb00236.x. Full Text
Surin, K. J. “Towards a 'Materialist' Critique of 'Religious Pluralism': A Polemical Examination of the Discourse of John Hick and Wilfred Cantwell Smith.” The Thomist [Usa], vol. 53, 1989, pp. 655–74.
SURIN, K. “MANY RELIGIONS AND THE ONE TRUE FAITH‘: AN EXAMINATION OF LINDBECK'S CHAPTER THREE.” Modern Theology, vol. 4, no. 2, Jan. 1988, pp. 187–209. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1468-0025.1988.tb00164.x. Full Text
SURIN, K. “THE TRINITY AND PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTION: A STUDY OF DAVID BROWN'S THE DIVINE TRINITY.” Modern Theology, vol. 2, no. 3, Jan. 1986, pp. 235–56. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1468-0025.1986.tb00116.x. Full Text
Surin, K. J. “Christology, Tragedy and "Ideology".” The Thomist [Usa], vol. 89, 1986, pp. 283–91.
Surin, K. J. “The Trinity and Philosophical Reflection.” Modern Theology, vol. 2, 1986, pp. 235–56.