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Feb 10

Professor José Casanova in Seattle (Feb 13 and 14)

Please Join Georgetown University Professor Jose Casanova in Seattle on February 13th and 14th

Catholic Heritage Lecture: Jose Casanova, “The Church in a Global Pluralistic World: Challenges and Opportunities”
Date/Time:  February 13 at 7 PM
Location:  Seattle University
RSVP:  https://www.seattleu.edu/ICTC/Events/Catholic-Heritage-Lectures/

Jose Casanova, “The Jesuits and Globalization: Christian Universalism, Cultural Particularism, and the Challenges of Glocal Inculturation”
Date/Time:  February 14 at 4 PM
Location:  University of Washington, Seattle Campus
For more information:  http://jsis.washington.edu/events/index.shtml#_5047

Jose Casanova, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned scholar in the sociology of religion and professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, where he heads the Berkley Center’s Program on Globalization, Religion, and the Secular. He has published works in a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions, and sociological theory.  His best-known work, Public Religions in the Modern World (1994), has become a modern classic in the field and has been translated into five languages, including Arabic and Indonesian. In 2012, Casanova was awarded the Theology Prize from the Salzburger Hochschulwochen in recognition of life-long achievement in the field of theology.  Casanova is often consulted and quoted by the media, including most recently on the front page of the Washington Post on Sunday, February 9th.

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