Political Theology Project

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The Villanova Political Theology Project is supported by the Department of Theology and Relgious Studies, the Office of Mission & Ministry, the Provost's Office, the College of Liberal Arts & Studies and a Grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

Project Events

Protestant Political Theology, Then and Now

April 1, 2019
12 pm to 1:30 pm, SAC 300

A discussion of the resources of twentieth-century Protestant thought for addressing politics – and how those resources must be challenged, inflected, or enhanced to address racial and gender justice today.

Featuring: 

Prof. Rachel Baard, Assistant Professor in the Augustine and Culture Seminar Program at Villanova University. She is the author of Sexism and Sin-Talk: A Critical-Constructive Rhetoric (Westminster John Knox, 2019) and the forthcoming edited volume, Paul Tillich’s Political Theology.

Prof. David True, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Wilson College. He co-edits the journal Political Theology and is editor of the forthcoming book Prophecy in a Secular Age (Cascade). He has published on Martin Luther King, Reinhold Niebuhr, Stanley Hauerwas, and just war, among other topics.