Coming to campus
- November 7, 2005
Coming to Campus is a section announcing visiting speakers of note.
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Publication will depend on space available, and preference will be given to events of interest to a cross-section of the University community.
Mark Jordan, the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion at Emory University, will speak at Stamford Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
He will lead an informal discussion on American culture and
the idea of a theocracy, “Why Queer Religion Must Be Forgotten,” at 3:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room. And at 7 p.m., in the Schreiber Reading Room, he
will give a talk on “Blessing
Same-Sex Unions to Save
Jordan is the author of The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology (1997); The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism (2000); The Ethics of Sex (2002); Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian Speech (2003); and most recently, Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage (2005).
These events are supported by the Human Rights Institute.