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Aug 19, 2023

Jennifer Rust is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of English at Saint Louis University. Her research interests include Early modern English literature, Shakespeare, Spenser, Renaissance prose fiction, Catholic writing in the English Reformation, political theology, religious studies, critical theory, gender and sovereignty. Her book is titled, The Body in Mystery: the Political Theology of the Corpus Mysticum in the Literature of Reformation England. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2014.


In this episode we discuss two of her recent articles:


“Ad Salutem Publicam: public health and pastoral government in More’ Utopia.” Textual Practice. May 2023, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p. 706-724.

“Political Theology, Pastoral Power, and Resistance.” Political Theology. Feb. 2021, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p. 89-94.