Events in Religion at Otago

Religion Seminar, Semester 1, 2016

In semester 1, the Religion seminar will take the form of a reading group. The book under discussion will be Martin Riesebrodt's The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011). The seminars meet at 1pm in room 4C11 in the Arts Building, and all are welcome to join the discussions.

11 Mar

Chs. 1 & 2

Pp. 1-45

'Religion as Discourse'

'Religion as Social Reference'

15 Apr

Ch. 3 & 4

Pp. 46-91

'Scholarly Imaginations of Religion'

'Religious Practice and the Promise of Salvation'

29 Apr

Chs. 5 & 6

Pp. 92-148

'Averting Misfortune'

'The Radical Quest for Salvation'

13 May

Chs. 7 & 8


'Turning toward Salvation'

'The Future of Religion'

Other Events in Semester 1, 2016

Religion Seminar with Thomas White, PhD candidate, University of Otago. "Christian Myth and Ritual Adaptation: Village Relocation and Climate Change in Fiji" 3 June, 1:00-2:00 pm, 4C11 the Arts Building

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