Holy War and Imperial Power

Friday May 7 – 2:30–6:00 pm – Classics 21

The Center for the Study of Ancient Religions is pleased to announce a symposium on “Holy War and Imperial Power”.

  • “Gods of War”
    David Potter
    Arthur Thurnau Professor of Greek and Latin, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan
  • “Divine Deployments: The Ambivalent Role of John’s Revelation on the Path Toward Holy Warfare”
    Steve Friesen
    Louise Farmer Boyer Chair in Biblical Studies, University of Texas at Austin
  • “Jihad between Personal Praxis and Imperial Rationale in Early Islam: A Convert’s View”
    Thomas N. Sizgorich
    Assistant Professor of History, University of California at Irvine
  • “Four kinds of war and none of them holy? Theories and practices of warfare in early modern Spain and Peru”
    Sabine MacCormack
    Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, Professor of Arts and Letters, Professor of History and Classics, University of Notre Dame

For assistance or further information, please contact Clifford Ando <clifford.ando at uchicago dot edu>.

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