18. On Druids, the Dude, and Doing Excessive Theory
Theory in a Time of Excess - Beyond Reflection and Explanation in Religious Studies Scholarship - Aaron W. Hughes
James Dennis LoRusso [+]
James Dennis LoRusso is Associate Research Scholar for the Faith & Work Initiative in the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. LoRusso is interested in Theories and Methods in the study of religion, the intersection of religion and business management thought and praxis, and the workplace as a site of production for the category of religion. He is the author of Spirituality, Corporate Culture, and American Business: The Neoliberal Ethic and The Spirit of Global Capital (Bloomsbury, 2017), which traces how “spiritual” discourses in business have have contributed to the establishment and continue to sustain neoliberal norms. In his current role, he is co-researcher for a mixed-methods study of corporate chaplaincy in US companies and is developing his next qualitative project, which will explore “faith-based” and interfaith employee networks in corporate America.