Jeffrey Stout joined the Department in 1975. He is the author of The Flight from Authority, Ethics after Babel, and Democracy and Tradition, and co-editor of Grammar and Grace: Reformulations of Aquinas and Wittgenstein. His most recent book is Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America. He has received Princeton University’s Graduate Mentoring Award (2009) and the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching (2010). Stout’s interests include ethics, social criticism, political thought, modern theology, film, and theories of religion. He served as president of the American Academy of Religion in 2007. He will deliver the Gifford Lectures — on religion, politics, and arbitrary power — at the University of Edinburgh in May 2017. He is also working on a book concerning religion and cinema. Stout will be on leave in the Fall Terms of 2016 and 2017, and plans to teach advanced seminars during the Spring Terms of 2017 and 2018.
Courses – Spring 2017
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Studies in Religion and Morality – Virtue, Values, and Conflict
1:30 pm – 4:20 pm M
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
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Religion and Critical Thought Workshop
10:00 am – 11:50 am W