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Vestrucci-Luther B&W

Tue, September 27, 2016, 5:00 - 7:00pm
3401 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley

Andrea Vestrucci, Researcher, Eric Weil Institute, University of Lille, France

Against Sorbonne theologians, Luther claimed that theology has to speak a different language from philosophy, a nova lingua. What is the nature, and what are the conditions, of this lingua? Contemporary scholarship is divided into two positions, referring the specificity of theological language either to the semantics (and specifically to the analogy), or to the formal … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 Dear Friend of BCSR, 2015-16 has been an extraordinary year for the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion. We’d like to give you a sense of our activities, current and future, and thank you for helping to make our year such a success. The biggest news came in April 2015, when … Continue reading