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Research Seminars

Department of Theology and Religion 2017 Seminar Series

Friday March 10; 3:00-4:15pm, Burns 7 Seminar Room, Arts Building
Associate Professor Will Sweetman, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago
Luther and the Caste System in Asia

Friday March 17, 3:00-4:15pm, 4C11 Seminar Room, 4th floor, Arts Building
Dr Lynne Baab, Department of Theology and Religion
Multiethnic Congregations: A Response to Worldwide Migration

Wednesday March 22; 3:30-5:00pm, Burns 5 Seminar Room, Arts Building
Professor Amy Burnett, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Reform, Dissent, and Toleration: The Reformation as a Crisis of Authority
(Jointly hosted with the Department of History and Art History)

Friday March 31; 3:00-4:15pm, Burns 7 Seminar Room, Arts Building
Professor Stephen Burnett, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Luther’s Final Foes: Anti-Semitism and Identity in Luther’s 1543 Campaign against the Jews

Friday April 28; 3:00-4:15pm, Burns 7 Seminar Room, Arts Building
The Revd Dr John Roxborogh: Fellow of the Dept of Theology & Religion, University of Otago
Trajectories and Legacies of the Reformation in Australia and New Zealand:
A little exercise in reception studies.

Friday May 12; 3:00-4:15pm, Burns 7 Seminar Room, Arts Building
Professor Murray Rae, Dept of Theology and Religion, University of Otago
‘What Luther says is excellent’: Kierkegaard’s Appreciation of the Reformer

Friday May 26; 3:00-4:15pm, Burns 7 Seminar Room, Arts Building
Dr Michael Stevens, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago.
From 95 theses to 47°S: Luther’s furthest shepherd. Johann Wohlers and the Lutheran Mission at Ruapuke