HDS 2403

Theology, Religion, and Culture: Seminar

Francis Schüssler Fiorenza


This course explores some of the recent literature on the relation between religion, theology, and culture. Specific attention will be given to issues of method, tradition, and the intersection of theology and culture, and the relation between faith and critical inquiry. Authors to be considered include: Niebuhr, Tanner, Geertz, Asad, Casanova, Putnam, Rorty, Stout, Benhabib, and Fraser.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1536

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0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Tues 12pm-2pm
Divinity Hall Room 320

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
  • Religion and the Social Sciences
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
Language Course Designation(s) None