NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.124
Timeslot: 
Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
Event Organizer: 
Description: 
What are the limits and aspirations of a love-driven politics and/or a theology of love for the 21st Century? How do we bring together the work of love and a call to prophetic witness? This panel will explore the theological, moral, cultural, and political conditions for the possibility of radical love for our times.

Participants

J​im​ ​Vrettos ​is a sociologist at the City University of New York -- John Jay​ ​​College of Criminal Justice. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed The​ ​Elementary Forms of Statistical Reason (St. Martins Press 1996) and has written​ ​numerous articles on social movements, deviance and... Read more
J​im​ ​Vrettos ​is a sociologist at the City University of New York -- John Jay​ ​​College of Criminal Justice. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed The​ ​Elementary Forms of Statistical Reason (St. Martins Press 1996) and has written​ ​numerous articles on social movements, deviance and... Read more
Dr. Gilligan is a renowned violence studies expert and author of the influential Violence:Our Deadly Epidemic and Its Causes, as well as Preventing Violence and Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous Than Others. He has served as director of mental health services for the Massachusetts prisons... Read more
Dr. Lee earned her degrees at Yale, interned at Bellevue, was Chief Resident at Mass General, and was a Research fellow at Harvard Medical School. She was also a Fellow of the National Institute of Mental Health. She worked in several maximum-security prisons,co-founded Yale's Violence and... Read more
Susannah Heschel, the daughter of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, is an America scholar, public intellectual and the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her many books include The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany and Abraham Geiger and the... Read more
David Kim is a teacher, cultural critic, philosopher of religion, and scholar of race, religion and public life. He is Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies at Connecticut College where he is also the Coordinator for Peace and Conflict Pathway and has published widely on religion... Read more