2008 Past Events

Postmodernism, Truth, and Religious Pluralism

April 11-12 Gordon College

Roger Haight, Union Theological Seminary “The Impact of Pluralism on Ecclesiology” Chair: Mark Gedney, Gordon College

Ed Mooney, Syracuse University
“Tactile Truth: A View from the Trenches” Chair: Christina Gschwandtner, University of Scranton

Katharine Sarah Moody, Lancaster University “A New Kind of Christian is a new kind of atheist” Chair: Brian Treanor, Loyola Marymount University

Thomas Clarke, Stonehill College “Truth and Castration”
Chair: Corey Beals, George Fox College

Marion Larson and Sarah Shady, Bethel University
“Interfaith Dialogue in a pluralistic world: insights from Martin Buber and Miroslav Volf” Chair: Sharon Baker, Messiah College

Wilson Dickinson, Syracuse University
“The Other of the Heading: The Deconstruction of Religion and Doing the Truth” Chair: Bruce Ellis Benson, Wheaton College

Lovisa Bergdahl, Stockholm University
“‘Lost in Translation’: On the Untranslatable and its Ethical Implications for Religious Pluralism” Chair: Lauren Barthold, Gordon College

Neal DeRoo, Boston College
“Toward a Testimonial Understanding of Reason and Religion in the Public Sphere” Chair: Norman Wirzba, Georgetown College

Richard Kearney, Boston College “Anatheism: Welcoming Strange Gods”

Chair: Merold Westphal, Fordham University