About this Event
290 S Jackson Street, Athens, GA 30602
"The Present and the Future in the Present: Religion, Values, and Climate Change," Joel Robbins, Sigrid Rausing Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.
Joel Robbins's work focuses on the anthropology of religion and the study of values, ethics, and anthropological theory more broadly. He has for two decades been centrally involved in the development of that anthropological study of Christianity. He is author of the books Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society and of Theology and the Anthropology of Christian Life. His most recent book is the co-edited volume Where is the Good in the World: Ethical Life between Social Theory and Philosophy.
This event is presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Center for Theologically Engaged Anthropology, and the department of religion. It is part of the Willson Center’s Global Georgia event series.