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“Contemporary Questions in the 21st Century. Faith and Sexuality: Why Theology Must Think Again About Sex” lecture Feb. 11

| By Stephanie Weaver

Loyola University Maryland welcomes Mark Jordan, Ph.D., for his lecture, “Contemporary Questions in the 21st Century. Faith and Sexuality: Why Theology Must Think Again About Sex,” on Feb. 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

Jordan is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought at the Harvard Divinity School, where he is also a professor of women, gender, and sexuality. He previously served on the faculties at 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, Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian Speech, Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality, and Convulsing Bodies: Religion and Resistance in Foucault.

Jordan earned his bachelor’s in liberal arts from St. John’s College. He earned his master’s and doctorate in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin.

For more information on the event, go to www.loyola.edu/theologylecture.


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