Today's regnant global economic and cultural system, neoliberal capitalism, demands that life be led as a series of sacrifices to the market. Send Lazarus's theological critique wends its way through four neoliberal crises: environmental destruction, slum proliferation, mass incarceration, and mass deportation, all while plumbing the sacrificial and racist depths of neoliberalism.
About the Author
Matthew T. Eggemeier (Author) Matthew T. Eggemeier is associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, where he teaches courses on Catholic social teaching, political theology, and liberation theology. He is the author of A Sacramental-Prophetic Vision: Christian Spirituality in a Suffering World (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014) and Against Empire: Ekklesial Resistance and the Politics of Radical Democracy, Theopolitical Visions series (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2020). Peter Joseph Fritz (Author) Peter Joseph Fritz is associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has taught varied courses in modern Catholic theology, the history of Christianity since the Reformation, Catholic social teaching, theological aesthetics, and theology and art. He is author of Karl Rahner's Theological Aesthetics (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2014) and Freedom Made Manifest: Rahner's Fundamental Option and Theological Aesthetics (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2019).