REProduction, REFerence, and RELigion

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Religion has figured in unusual ways in recent days. Tony Blair (as announced on the Daily Show ) started to teach a course on “Faith and Globalisation” at Yale last week. The archbishops of the Church of England were commenting on the financial technique of short selling earlier this week. And on Thursday, Bruno Latour – connecting the ecological crisis, science, and religion – asked: “Will Non-humans be Saved?” Read the text of his lecture here [PDF]. Latour addresses the standoff between creationism and neo-Darwinism by redefining what science and religion do on the basis of three ontological categories or “modes of existence:” reproduction, reference, and religion.

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One Response to “REProduction, REFerence, and RELigion”

  1. typewritten Says:

    Blog readers might be also interested in Latour’s theological coming out here:

    Click to access 114-UNSELD-PREIS.pdf

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