Kenneth Surin is Professor of Literature and Professor of Religion and Critical Theory at Duke University in the United States. In his previous career he was a theologian. He is the author of Theology and the Problem of Evil (Wipf & Stock, 2004) and editor of Christ, Ethics and Tragedy: Essays in Honour of Donald MacKinnon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004) and The Turnings of Darkness and Light: Essays in Philosophical and Systematic Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007) . His recent book, Freedom Not Yet: Liberation and the Next World Order was published by Duke University Press in the New Slant Series he edited. His articles have appeared in SubStance, Theory, Culture and Society, Social Text, South Atlantic Quarterly and Polygraph. He is currently editor-elect of South Atlantic Quarterly.