Di20171005-waltonjonathan-alogue with Jonathan L. Walton
Professor of Religion and Society,
Harvard Divinity School

"Ethics and Consumerism"

Location:  Latham & Watkins, 330 N. Wabash, Suite 2800, Chicago
Date:   October 5, 2017,  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 

Professor Walton is a social ethicist and scholar of American religions. His research addresses the intersections of religion, politics, and media culture. Drawing on British cultural studies, Walton explores the interrelationship between the media used by Christian evangelists and the theologies thereby conveyed. He argues for forms of theological innovation within the productions of religious broadcasting that are enabled—perhaps even generated—by the media that evangelists use, and he asks what the implications are for the study of evangelical Christianity when one attends to these particular forms of religious and theological performance.

Jonathan joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School in July 2010 and was appointed Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church beginning July 2012. Formerly an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of California, Riverside, Walton earned his PhD in religion and society from Princeton Theological Seminary. He also holds a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary as well as a BA in political science from Morehouse College in Atlanta.
 

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EVENT DETAILS:
DATE:          Thursday, October 5, 2017
TIME:            5:30 pm Registration/Networking with Wine & Cheese Reception
                      6:15 pm Presentation
, Q&A
LOCATION:  Latham & Watkins, 330 N. Wabash, Suite 2800, Chicago 60611

COST:           HCC Regular members and their guests:  $25/person
                      Non-members of HCC:  $45/person

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When:

Thursday, 10/5/17 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm | iCal

Where:

Latham & Watkins
330 N. Wabash Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60611 USA

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Look Who's Coming:

Gregory Lewis
Rebecca Lewis
Christopher Fung
Elizabeth Fung
Dennis Koehn
Robert Bernat
Matthew Boulos
Jacqueline Trussell
Ana Danciu
Monique Parsons
David Scherer
Nancy Felton-Elkins
Kristopher Mendez
Sheila Arora
Elizabeth Ryznar
Judi Strauss Lipkin
Nancy Montei
Whittney Barth
  The University of Chicago, The Law School
Jeffrey Phillips
Danielle Cupps
Suzanne McLone
  Guest of Dani Cupps
Michael Goetz
Jonathan Walton
Michael Cronin
Litcy Kurisinkal
Richard Shepro
Lindsay Roberts
Wes Smedley
Lorie Smedley
... a total of 29 guests.
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