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Religion and Postmodernism 2:
Questioning GOD

 The second   international colloquium
of philosophers and theologians devoted to the exploration
of the questions of religion and interpretation at the end of the second millennium

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PROGRAM

All Sessions held in the Villanova Room, Connelly Center

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14

 7:30 pm     Welcome and Opening Remarks
                     Rev. Edmund J. Dobbin, O.S.A.                                                               
                      President, Villanova University.

                    Speaker: Jacques Derrida
                      Ècole des Hautes Ètudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

                    Topic: “Forgiveness”

 9:15             RECEPTION
                       Presidents’ Lounge, Connelly Center

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

9:00 am       Speaker: Robert Gibbs  
                     University of Toronto
                    

                    Topic: “Returning/Forgiving:  Ethics and Theology”

10:30          COFFEE                                          

10:45          Speaker: John Milbank
                    University of Virginia

 
                    Topic: “Ontotheology and the Western Will to Truth"                                                                                                             

12:15 pm     LUNCH                                                      

 1:45              Speaker: Kevin Hart
                       Monash University (Australia)

 
                     Topic: “'Absolute Interruption': On Faith”                                                                                          

 3:15              COFFEE                                                                                                    

 3:30               Speaker: Regina M. Schwartz
                        Northwestern University


                       Topic: “The Immeasurable in Measures:  Questioning Narratives of God”

5:00               COFFEE                                         

5:15               Speaker: Richard Kearney
                        University College, Dublin and Boston College


                       Topic:  “In The Name of God”

                                                          SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16                                                                                                                  
9:00 am        Speaker: Jean Greisch    
                       Institut Catholique de Paris


                      Topic : “‘In te supra me’:   Divine Selfhood and the Post-Modern Subject”

 10:30           COFFEE                                           

 10:45           Speaker: Francis Schüssler Fiorenza
                       Harvard University

  
                  
    Topic: “Being, Subjectivity, Otherness: The Idols of God.” 

12:15 pm      LUNCH

                                                                                                                            
2:00              Speaker: Cleo McNelly Kearns    
                 
    Rutgers University

                
                      Topic: “The Scandals of the Sign:  The Virgin Text and its Disseminations in Monotheistic Tradition”                                                                                                         

3:30              COFFEE

3:45              Speaker: Graham Ward
                      University of Manchester (England)


                      Topic “Questioning:   A Divine Pedagogy”

5:00              COFFEE  

5:15              Roundtable:  The Participants

                      Moderator:  Richard Kearney
                      University College, Dublin and Boston College

 

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