Christianity after Christendom: Paradoxes of “Theological Turns” in Contemporary Culture”
The proposed project seeks to explore, interpret and also join the so-called “theological turn” in certain avenues of academic philosophy as well as our society’s growing saturation with media which may open up new perspectives in Christian theology. While acknowledging that certain forms of Christianity are a matter of the past, this project has the conviction that the Christian theological tradition may carry a new meaning and a new promise for our culture and society. In this sense, we aim to search for a Christianity that comes after “Christendom”…. read full project description
- František Štěch – focuses on the theological avenue of the project.
- Martin Koci – works on the philosophical avenue with a special focus on the theological turn in continental philosophy.
- Gábor Ambrus – is our specialist in theology and media theory.
- Martin Kočí, “The Un-thought of Christianity in Jan Patočka.” Seminar for Postgraduate Students of Prof. Kurt Appel (Katholische Theologische Fakultät, Universität Wien). Stift Melk, Austria, 21 January, 2017 (invited presentation).
- Martin Kočí, “A Christian Thinker? Reading Patočka with Derrida and Beyond.” Heresy and Heritage – Jan Patočka on Philosophy, Politics and the Arts. Leuven-Brussels, Belgium, 2-6 May, 2017.
- Martin Kočí, “Theology, Faith and the Future of Metaphysical Thinking.” Between Eternity and Historicity: Exploring the ‘After’ of Christianity. Prague, Czech Republic, 9 May, 2017.
- František Štěch, “Here I am: Prolegomena to the Theology of the Landscape.” Embodied in the Landscape. Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia, 25.- 28. May, 2017.
Between Eternity and Historicity: Exploring the ‘After’ of Christianity with Colby Dickinson (Loyola University Chicago, USA), Justin Sands (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa), Martin Koci (Charles University, Prague).
Theology and Media within the framework of European Academy of Religion: Zero Conference in Bologna (18. – 22. 6. 2017).
I/2017 Post-digital Culture; Michal Cáb (AVU), 31. 1. 2017.
II/2017 God, Who May Be; Filip H. Härtel (ETF UK), 28. 2. 2017.
III/2017 Theodor W. Adorno – Theology and Philosophy; Karel Hlaváček (FSV UK), 28. 3. 2017.
IV/2017 Rahner, Moltmann, Death and Play/Game; Jan Lamser (EI UK), 25. 4. 2017
V/2017 Myšlení Boha v krizi; Pavel Roubík (ETF UK), 30. 5. 2017.