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CFP> Call for Proposals: Technologies' Impacts on Human Relationships

Public Theologies of Technology and Presence

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, invites proposals from scholars across the academic disciplines specializing in any religious traditions, and from theologians from all religious traditions, to participate in a three-year research initiative and series of meetings addressing the impacts of technologies on human relationships.

Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas, Friday, March 9, 2018

The March seminar will focus on 19th and 20th century Urban Protestantism. Barbara Dobschuetz's paper, Fundamentalism and American Urban Culture; Community and Religious Identity in Paul Rader's Chicago, 1915-1937  examines fundamentalism and use of new technology in preaching the gospel. Andrew MacDonald's presentation, In the Evangelical Sense: The Swing Trial and Late Nineteenth Century Urban Protestantism focuses on the impact of David Swing's 1874 trial.

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