Confronting Religious Violence The Institute for Contesting Religious Violence invites scholars to participate in a two day Colloquium to investigate religiously motivated violence. The Colloquium’s roundtable discussions shall include various religious, scholarly and political enquiries that look at the history of co-existence of different religions in the Middle-East, Africa and Asia. The Colloquium is particularly … Continue reading "Fall Colloquium 2015"
Exploring Religious Violence: the Historical Roots and Modern Dimensions of Violence in the Name of God The Institute for Contesting Religious Violence, and The Sophia Institute of Eastern Christian Thought and Culture announce a Fall Colloquium centered on the studies of Religious Violence to be held on the campus of Union Theological Seminary in New … Continue reading "Fall Colloqium 2016"
The Society of Biblical Literature (SBL-AAR) of the American Academy of Religion 2017 Annual Conference MAR-AAR-SBL 2017 Conference Program Photos from the event:
Hospitality for Strangers and Legal Sanctuary: Interfaith Perspectives The Institute for Contesting Religious Violence (IFCRV) presents its Spring Colloquium on Theological Understandings of Hospitality for Strangers and Legal Sanctuary to be held on the campus of Union Theological Seminary in New York on Friday, April 28, 2017. IFCRV is seeking submission of presentations across religious traditions … Continue reading "Spring Colloquium"
Echoes of the Blast: Art, Faith and Culture 100 Years After the Revolution Press Release The Russian Revolution changed the map of Europe (and the world, of course); it also changed the social, political and psychological map of the Western World forever. At the same time, its effect upon art was can be seen as … Continue reading "Art Exhibition Opening"
The Institute for Studies of Eastern Christianity (ISEC) of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (formerly the Sophia Institute of Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Studies) and the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary are happy to announce the upcoming fall 2017 conference on the theme of Creation, Redemption and Environmental Ethics from the … Continue reading "ISEC 2017 Conference"