Political Theology in Jewish an Christian Contexts: Reception Histories and Controversies with Carl Schmitt

Political Theology in Jewish an Christian Contexts: Reception Histories and Controversies with Carl Schmitt

Bildnachweis: Carl Schmitt als Student im Jahre 1912   Quelle: Aus Paul Noack, Carl Schmitt, 1993 / wikipedia.de Political Theology in Jewish an Christian Contexts: Reception Histories and Controversies with Carl Schmitt Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology, written in 1922, is present in almost every discussion on the place of the theological within the politics of our secularized societies….

Seele und Moral der Truppe – Militärseelsorge in schwierigen Zeiten

Seele und Moral der Truppe – Militärseelsorge in schwierigen Zeiten

Seele und Moral der Truppe – Militärseelsorge in schwierigen Zeiten Ein interkonfessioneller und interreligiöser Dialog zur Situation der Militärseelsorge (Fachtagung) Es gibt wieder Krieg in Europa. Am 24. Februar 2022 überfiel die russische Armee das Nachbarland Ukraine. Insbesondere mit Blick auf die westeuropäischen Staaten wurde seither immer wieder von einem „Erwachen in der Realität“ gesprochen. In dieser Realität gibt es Krieg…

From This Broken Hill I Sing to You: God, Sex, and Politics in the Work of Leonard Cohen

From This Broken Hill I Sing to You: God, Sex, and Politics in the Work of Leonard Cohen

From This Broken Hill I Sing to You: God, Sex, and Politics in the Work of Leonard Cohen June 27, 2022, 7pm Leonard Cohen’s troubled relationship with God is here mapped onto his troubled relationships with sex and politics. Analysing Covenantal theology and its place in Cohen’s work, this book is the first to trace…

Culture of Difference – Anti-Anti-Semitism and Postcolonialism

Culture of Difference – Anti-Anti-Semitism and Postcolonialism

Anti-Anti-Semitism and Postcolonialism Contemporary debates feature a growing tension between the theoretical and political struggle against anti-Semitism, on the one hand, and the theoretical and political discourse of postcolonialism.  This tension may seem paradoxical, insofar as both discourses – the postcolonial and the anti-anti-Semitic – at least nominally feature resistance to historical forms of deep-seated…

Diasporic Knowledge – Master Class Modern Talmudic Hermeneutics

Diasporic Knowledge – Master Class Modern Talmudic Hermeneutics

Master Class on Modern Talmudic Hermeneutics The Berlin Center for Intellectual Diaspora brings together graduate students and early-career scholars to participate in a master class on modern talmudic hermeneutics, which will take place on December 7-9, 2021, at the Katholische Akademie Berlin. Organisation: Prof. Dr. Elad Lapidot The master class will consist in text study led…

Diasporic Knowledge – Conference

Diasporic Knowledge – Conference

Diasporic Knowledge – Conference Last decades have seen the rise of “diaspora” as a central category or Denkfigur for critical thinking of contemporary politics, culture and society, which calls into question dominant nation-state models. This conference seeks to examine more specifically the epistemic foundations of diapora, by exploring conceptually and historically the meaning(s) of diasporic knowledge, whereby “knowledge”…

Spring School – Religion and the Culture of Democracy

Spring School – Religion and the Culture of Democracy

IISG Photograph: Ben van Meerendonk Derivative work: Jahobr, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Spring School „Religion and the Culture of Democracy“ Figures of AuthorityPeople – Texts – Traditions Democratic societies are currently facing a situation that has been described as a “crisis of representation” or even as “post-democracy.” The self-image of Western societies characterized by the…

Political Theology, Now, Why?

Political Theology, Now, Why?

Annual Network Meeting “Jewish and Catholic Intellectuality” The public is invited to attend the conference digitally through the following links: Evening Event, October 25, 19h: YouTube Conference, October 26: Zoom Evening Event, October 26, 19h: Zoom Conference, October 27: Zoom Recent decades have seen a renewal of interest in political theology, in the broadest sense of the interrelations between…

Diasporic Knowledge – Talmud and Contemporary Thought

Diasporic Knowledge – Talmud and Contemporary Thought

Talmud and Contemporary Thought General The Talmud is an original intellectual heritage of the Jewish tradition. It is not only a text, but a medium of thought, which is both comparable to and fundamentally different from Western traditions such as philosophy, theology or modern science. Talmudic thought has been active and developing for almost two…

Culture of Difference – Kulturkampf

Culture of Difference – Kulturkampf

Kulturkampf Epochales Ereignis und aktuelle Denkfigur Organisation: Prof. Dr. Daniel WeidnerDr. Stephan Steiner Die Veranstaltung findet statt in Kooperation mit der Universität Halle/Saale. Veranstalter:Universität Halle/SaaleKatholische Akademie in Berlin Veranstaltungsort:Katholische Akademie Berlin, SR 5 (3. OG)Hannoversche Straße 5 10115 Berlin Programm Dienstag, 31. August 2021 15:30 Get togetherBegrüßung der Veranstalter Prof. Dr. Daniel Weidner (Halle/S.) und…