The Religion and Theology program hosts a series of seminars that engage the work in progress of distinguished scholars.
Talks examine ancient, medieval, and modern materials for their contemporary theological and ethical significance. Topics range from Dante’s theology, Kant’s relationship to God, and whether there would be disability in a life after death.
Title: "Situating World Religions in Modern Islam"
Speakers: Zvi Ben-Dor Benite (NYU) and Esmat Elhalaby (UC Davis), moderated by Taneli Kukkonen (NYU/AD)
‘Kant and the Divine’ (a Retrospective)
‘Dante, Augustine, and Confession’
‘Dante, Aquinas, and Hell’
‘The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Work of the Theologian’
Time: 11pm-12:30am Monday 24th August (Melbourne) / 2:00-3:30pm (London) / 9:00-10:30am (New York)
Time: 7:30am Thursday 17th September (Melbourne) / 5:30pm Wednesday 16th September (Washington, USA) / 10:30pm Wednesday 16th September (London, UK)
Title: "Sensing God"? Retrieving Patristic and Ressourcement Theories of "Spiritual Sensation" for Contemporary Theology and Ethics
Time: Melbourne 3:30am (Tue 6th Oct) | Perth 12:30am (Tues 6th Oct) | Abu Dhabi 20:30 (Mon 5th Oct) | Berlin 18:30 (Mon 5th Oct) | London 17:30 (Mon 5th Oct) | San Francisco 9:30am (Mon 5th Oct)
Title: "Situating World Religions in Modern Islam" with Zvi Ben-Dor Benite NYU) and Esmat Elhalaby (UC Davis), moderated by Taneli Kukkonen (NYU/AD)
Time: Melbourne 10am Friday 30 Oct | New York 7pm Thursday 29 Oct | London 11pm Thusday 29 Oct |
Title: "If we did not have them, we would need a lot of workers": Slavery and Catholic mission in eastern Africa
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm Tuesday 17th November (Melbourne) | Tuesday 17 November 12:00am-1:30am (London, UK) | Monday 16 November 6:00-7:30pm (St Louis, USA)
Title: ‘Life After Death and the True Self’
Title: 'Kant and the Divine from Contemplation to the Moral Law'
Time: 4.30-5.45pm GMT, via Zoom