Jesuit Encounters with the Religious “Other” and the Formation of a Global System of Religious Pluralism

4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Arlene Brennan
Fourth Annual Peter L. Berger Lecture in Sociology and Anthropology of Religion José Casanova is one of the world's top scholars in the sociology of religion. He is a professor at the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, and heads the Berkley Center's Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular. He has published works in a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions, and sociological theory. His best-known work, Public Religions in the Modern World (1994), has become a modern classic in the field and has been translated into five languages, including Arabic and Indonesian. In 2012, Casanova was awarded the Theology Prize from the Salzburger Hochschulwochen in recognition of life-long achievement in the field of theology.