Loyola University Maryland

Contemporary Questions in the 21st Century

About The Speaker

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Mark JordanMark Jordan is Mellon Professor of Christian Thought at the Divinity School in Harvard University, where he also teaches in the program on women, gender, and sexuality.  He previously served on the faculties of the University of Notre Dame, Emory University, and Washington University in St. Louis.  Jordan writes about sexual ethics, political and religious rhetoric, and the history of Christian sexes and genders.  His books include The Ethics of Sex (2002), Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian Speech (2003), Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality (2011), and Convulsing Bodies: Religion and Resistance in Foucault (2015).  He has just finished a book on moral formation in Thomas Aquinas.  He is now beginning a series of shorter pieces about nostalgia for divine beauties.

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