Westar Institute

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Clayton Crockett

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Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Director of Religious Studies Program

University of Central Arkansas


Ph.D., Syracuse University M.A. University of VirginiaB.A. College of William and Mary


Clayton Crockett is a Professor of Philosophy and Religion and the Director of the Religious Studies program at the University of Central Arkansas. He specializes in Radical Theology and Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including Radical Political Theology: Religion and Politics After Liberalism; Religion, Politics, and the Earth: The New Materialism (with Jeffrey W. Robbins), and Doing Theology in the Age of Trump: A Critical Report on Christian Nationalism (edited with Jeffrey W. Robbins). He is also a Distinguished Research Fellow for the Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS), and he is currently working on a philosophy of energy.

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