Broader, Deeper, Further: Engaging with Religions in the Twenty-First Century

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday April 8, 2014
      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Ferst Room, 5th Flr., Price Gilbert Memorial Library, GT
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Contact

Kenneth Knoespel, kenneth.knoespel@iac.gatech.edu

 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: A Lecture by: David R. Ford, Regius, Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England

Full Summary: David R. Ford, Regius, from Cambridge University, England will present a lecture.

David Ford is the Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, England a position he has held since 1991. His research interests include political theology, ecumenical theology, Christian theologians and theologies, theology and poetry, the shaping of universities and of the field of theology and religious studies within universities, hermeneutics, and inter-faith theology and relations. He is the founding director of the Cambridge Inter-Faith Program and a co-founder of the Society for Scriptural Reasoning.  Through his many books and articles and his engaging presentations in multiple countries, he stands as one of the leading figures in the contemporary discussions of religion in Great Britain and the world.

[This lecture is sponsored by the McEver Program in Engineering and the Liberal Arts and is offered in conjunction with the Georgia Tech undergraduate seminar, ‘A Witness to a Changing Conscience’]

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In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
David F. Ford, Religions in the Twenty-First Century
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  • Created By: Carol Silvers
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 3, 2014 - 12:24pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:22pm