Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
This seminar examines will explore major figures and issues within political theology. The focus will be on the relation between religion and society, especially public and political life. The seminar will consider the relation between the development of diverse modern political theologies and their contrasting interpretations of modernity. It will also focus on relation between political theology and the notions political justice, law, and human rights. Special emphasis to the work of Schmitt, Agamben, Metz, Moltmann, Charles and Mark Taylor, Wolterstorff, Nancy Fraser, Iris Young, Amartya Senn, Martha Nussbaum, and Jürgen Habermas.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1537
Course location to be announced.
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