This lecture was delivered by CSWR visiting scholar Ulrich Winkler, Associate Professor, Department of Systematic Theology, and deputy director, Center for Intercultural Theology and the Study of Religion, University of Salzburg, Austria.
This lecture, delivered by Kristin Bloomer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and South Asian Religions and WSRP Research Associate, is part of the series Comparative Theology: Lectures and Conversations, coordinated by CSWR Junior Fellow Axel Takacs.
On March 20, Frédérique Apffel-Marglin, Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Smith College, spoke about her latest book, Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World, as part of the "African, Diasporic, and Indigenous Religions in Conversation" series at the Center for the Study of World Religions at HDS.
When describing himself and his academic studies, doctoral student Axel Takács makes a certain, subtle distinction: "I don't want to say I study comparative theology," he says. "To say that I am studying to become a comparative theologian is a better way to look at it."
On April 4, Louis Newman delivered this year's Albert and Vera List Fund for Jewish Studies Lecture at the CSWR at HDS. Newman is the John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies and director of Judaic Studies at Carleton College.