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CANCELED: Religion in the Modern University

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Yale University; Eddie S. Glaude, Princeton University; Zena Hitz, St. John’s College; Jeffrey Stout, Princeton University; Andrew Chignell, PPPR project director

March 23, 2020 · 4:30 pm-6:30 pm · 101 McCormick

Princeton Project in Philosophy and Religion; University Center for Human Values
Book cover of "Religion in the University"

What is religion’s place in the academy today?
Are religious perspectives viable in a pluralistic academic setting?

In his lucid and penetrating essay Religion in the University,” prominent philosopher of religion Nicholas Wolterstorff draws on authors ranging from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein and Charles Taylor to argue that religious orientations and voices do have a home in modern academic discussion. He also offers a sketch of what that home should look like.

This author-meets-critics panel discussion is the inaugural event for Princeton’s new Project in Philosophy and Religion (https://pppr.princeton.edu).

Panelists:
Nicholas Wolterstorff, Yale University
Eddie S. Glaude, Princeton University
Zena Hitz, St. John’s College
Jeffrey Stout, Princeton University

Session chair:
Andrew Chignell, PPPR project director

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