The McCosh Lecture - Networks, nodes and nuclei: towards a new theory of religious change

Fri 18 Sep 2020, 17:00 - 18:00

Online event

The 2020 McCosh Lecture will be given by David Hempton.

This Lecture, originally the Annual Religious Studies Lecture, is named in honour of James McCosh (1811-1894) who was appointed to the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics at Queen’s University Belfast in 1850 shortly after the establishment of the University. In 1868 he left Ireland to become President of Princeton University. His sphere of influence was extensive, not only as a leading moral philosopher and educationalist, but as a pioneer of modern psychology and as a prominent advocate for the reconciliation of evolution and religion.

Speaker: Professor David Hempton, Dean, Harvard Divinity School

Introduction: Professor Richard English FBA, Distinguished Professorial Fellow, Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen’s University Belfast

Free, no booking required
This event will be made available on Queen's University Belfast's website.

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