Religion and Culture Web Forum Archive 2003/2002

December 2003

'Religion': Just Another Modern Western Construction?
by Martin Riesebrodt, University of Chicago
With formal responses by José Casanova, Prasenjit Duara, and Stephen Sharot.

 


 

November 2003
The Catholic Sophocles: Violence and Vision in Flannery O'Connor's 'Revelation'
by Richard A. Rosengarten, University of Chicago
With formal responses by Robert Barron, Brian Britt, and Terrence W. Tilley.

 


 

October 2003
Humanity Before God: Theological Humanism from a Christian Perspective
by William Schweiker, University of Chicago
With formal responses by David E. Klemm, Terence J. Martin, and Lisa Cahill.

 


 

September 2003
Religion and the Constitution Confounded: Treating the First Amendment as a Theological Statement
by Thomas J. Curry, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
With formal responses by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan and W. Clark Gilpin.

 


 

July 2003
The Iconization of Elián Gonzalez: The Making of National History by Family Melodrama
by Marshall Sahlins, University of Chicago
With formal responses by Campbell McGrath and Stephan Palmié.

 


 

June 2003
Critical Familism, Civil Society, and the Law
by Don Browning, University of Chicago
With formal responses by Amy Laura Hall and Rebekah Miles.

 


 

May 2003
Thinking about War and Justice
by Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago Divinity School
With formal responses by Richard B. Miller and Charles T. Mathewes.

 


 

April 2003
Masquerading as One's Self: A Revealing Study of Self-Impersonation in Literature
by Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago

 


 

March 2003
Capabilities and Disabilities: Justice for Mentally Disabled Citizens
by Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago Divinity School
With a formal response by John Deigh.

 


February 2003
The Desert Within and Social Renewal: Martin Buber's Vision of Utopia
by Paul Mendes-Flohr, University of Chicago Divinity School
With a formal response by Gregory Kaplan.

 


 

January 2003
The Letter from Prison in Christian History and Theology
by W. Clark Gilpin, University of Chicago Divinity School
With a formal response by Peter Iver Kaufman.

 


 

December 2002
Mr. Atta's Meditations, Sept. 10, 2001: A Close Reading of the Text
by Bruce Lincoln, University of Chicago
With formal responses by Mark Juergensmeyer and Bruce B. Lawrence.