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Our bodies, ourselves? In one sense, of course. But the things we now do to our bodies and the ways we attempt to perfect or transcend them suggest new, if not fully articulated, conceptions of the human person and the ends and purposes of human existence.
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9 October 2015
| Wine + Cheese
14 October 2015
| Afternoon Tea
"How We Got Here – Historical"
21 October 2015
| Reading Group
"Beyond Church and State: Democracy, Secularism, and Conversion"
30 October 2015
Matthew Scherer (George Mason University) | Seminar
Matthew Puffer received a PhD in Religious Studies (Theology, Ethics, and Culture) from the University of Virginia. His research and teaching explore competing normative visions of the human person, especially rival versions of the imago dei and human dignity and their implications for issues in biomedical, economic, environmental, and war and peace ethics. He recently co-edited a four-volume collection, Comparative Religious Ethics: The Major Works, and has published on the ethics of war, lying, and responsible action in Modern Theology, the International Journal of Systematic Theology, and edited volumes. His dissertation,...