Invisible Others: How the Same God is Known Differently in Ghana, India and the US

Join us for a talk by Tanya Luhrmann, Cecil and Ida Green Visiting Professor, as she reflects on her work about how the same God is known differently in distinct parts of the world.
  • Tanya Luhrmann, Watkins University Professor, Anthropology, Stanford University
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Thursday, March 17, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow
    in the series
    Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor
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  • Tanya Marie Luhrmann is the Watkins University Professor in the Stanford Anthropology Department. In general, her work focuses on the way that objects without material presence come to seem real to people, and the way that ideas about the mind affect mental experience. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003 and received a John Guggenheim Fellowship award in 2007. When God Talks Back was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. It also was awarded the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for the best book in religion, from the University of Louisville and the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
March 17th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
Piano Lounge
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1
Canada
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Phone: 604-822-8660
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