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Events / Archive: Public Theology Colloquia

Thinking about Science, Religion, and Secularism
Berkeley Public Theology Program
April 27, 2018 / 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3335 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley CA

All-Day Workshop

This workshop gathers scholars whose work engages both the study of religion and secularism, and the study of modern science. These two fields of inquiry have contributed significantly to current academic understandings of modernity, yet are rarely put into explicit conversation. At the same time, questions of science and religion are regularly taken up by […]

The Late (Wild) Augustine | Day Two
Berkeley Public Theology Program
March 17, 2018 / 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
3335 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley CA

Invited international scholars will examine the work of Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa, during the later Roman Empire. Participants will assess Augustine’s positions on original sin, grace, redemption and free will as they developed over the latter part of his life. Organized by Susanna Elm, Sidney H. Ehrman Professor of European History, […]

Religion and Humanitarianism in the New Age of Nationalism | Day Two
Berkeley Public Theology Program
March 17, 2018 / 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Social Science Matrix, Berkeley California

Multiday Conference

Former assistant secretary of State for Human Rights John Shattuck will be the keynote speaker for this conference which brings together scholars, activists, and clergy from the United States and abroad, including: Bennett Freeman, Former Deputy Asst. Secretary for Human Rights, Former Senior VP for Sustainability Research & Policy, Calvert Investments George Rupp, Columbia University […]

The Late (Wild) Augustine | Day One
Berkeley Public Theology Program
March 16, 2018 / 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
3335 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley CA

Multiday Workshop

Invited international scholars will examine the work of Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa, during the later Roman Empire. Participants will assess Augustine’s positions on original sin, grace, redemption and free will as they developed over the latter part of his life. Organized by Susanna Elm, Sidney H. Ehrman Professor of European History, […]

Religion and Humanitarianism in the New Age of Nationalism | Day One
Berkeley Public Theology Program
March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018 / All Day
Social Science Matrix, Berkeley California

Former assistant secretary of State for Human Rights John Shattuck will be the keynote speaker for this conference which brings together scholars, activists, and clergy from the United States and abroad, including: Bennett Freeman, Former Deputy Asst. Secretary for Human Rights, Former Senior VP for Sustainability Research & Policy, Calvert Investments George Rupp, Columbia University […]

Senses and Religion: Ontologies and Secularism Workshop | Day Two
Berkeley Public Theology Program
November 10, 2017 / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
470 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley CA

This is the second day of a multi-day event. This workshop aims at staging an interdisciplinary dialogue on the relation between the senses and forms of acting, knowing, and becoming that are framed within religious traditions and ethical frameworks. The workshop will consider questions of sensory perception and the cultivation of senses with the goal […]

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