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Faculty Bibliography 2024: Peter Capretto

Peter Capretto

Dr. Peter Capretto
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care in Religion and Culture


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"Empathy and Silence in Pastoral Care for Traumatic Grief and Loss"

in The Journal of Religion and Health, 54:1 (Feb. 2015): 339-357


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"Narrating Secularism in the Continental Philosophy of Religion: Onishi and the Enduring Consequences of the Secularization Thesis"

for The Religious Studies Project, January 16, 2020

Online Article

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"On Not Operationalizing Disability in Theology"

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 85:4 (Dec. 2017), 889-919


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"Sovereignty and Its Defenses: Psychic Retaliation and the Theologico-Political in Derrida's Death Penalty Seminars"

in Political Theology, 19:2 (Mar. 2018): 126-140


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"The Wonder and Spirit of Phenomenology and Theology: Rubenstein and Derrida on Heidegger's Formal Distinction of Philosophy from Theology"

in The Heythrop Journal, 55:4 (July 2014): 599-611


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Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

edited with Eric Boynton

Fordham University Press, 2018

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"Nobody Cares: The Trap of Empathizing with the Religious Right"

Book Review of The End of Empathy: Why White Protestants Stopped Loving Their Neighbors, by John W. Compton, Oxford University Press, 2020.

Los Angeles Review of Books, September 12, 2020

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"What is the Hegelian Social Ethical Response to the Bad-Faith Troll"

Book Review of Hegel's Social Ethics: Religion, Conflict, and Rituals of Reconciliation, by Molly Farneth, Princeton University Press, 2017.

Syndicate, July 22, 2019

Online Article

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Book Review of Living Consciousness: The Metaphysical Vision of Henri Bergson, by G. William Barnard, SUNY Press, 2011 - 39:2 (June 2013), 76-77

Book Review of Toward Mutual Recognition: Relational Psychoanalysis and the Christian Narrative, by Marie Hoffman, Routledge, 2011 - 41:1 (March 2015), 8

in Religious Studies Review.


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"Foucault and Derrida on Interiority and the Limits of Psychoanalyzing Sexuality and Madness"

in Memories and Monsters: Psychology, Trauma, and Narrative, edited by Eric Severson and David Goodman, 229-253.

Routledge, 2017

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"The Limits of Trauma and Transcendence" - pp. 1-14

"The Psychic Economy and Fetishization of Traumatic Lived Experience" - pp. 195-220

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory, edited by Eric Boynton and Peter Capretto.

Fordham University Press, 2018

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"Loved Objects, Manic Depression, and Abjection: The Truth of Pathology in Klein and Kristeva"

in In the Wake of Trauma: Psychology and Philosophy for the Suffering Other, edited by Eric Severson, Brian Becker, and David Goodman, 199-219.

Duquesne University Press, 2016

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in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 19.

DeGruyter, 2021