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.
Chs. 1 & 2
'Religion as Discourse'
'Religion as Social Reference'
Ch. 3 & 4
'Scholarly Imaginations of Religion'
'Religious Practice and the Promise of Salvation'
Chs. 5 & 6
'The Radical Quest for Salvation'
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