HDS 2633

Theology and Power: Seminar

Francis Schüssler Fiorenza

Description

An exploration of the diverse understandings of power within classical and recent social and theological thought. Transitions in the understanding of power with contemporary critical theory, feminist theology, and post-colonial theory will be discussed. Among the authors described: Weber, Lukes, Dahl, Foucault, Arendt, Habermas, Tillich, Rahner, Boff, West, Cobb, Butler, and Young.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1535

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Tues 12pm-2pm
Course location to be announced.

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