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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
Postdoctoral Abd el-Kader Fellow
Jeff Guhin is the Abd El-Kader postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He earned his PhD in sociology from Yale, and his specialties include education, religion, theory, and culture. His first book, forthcoming from Oxford University Press, is titled The Problem of America: Practices of Moral Authority in Christian and Muslim Schools. His next book, for which he has recently completed fieldwork, is an ethnographic comparison of morality and citizenship in three urban public school districts....