JPR458H1: Postsecular Political Thought: Religion, Radicalism and the Limits of Liberalism

Hours

24S

The course will examine debates on postsecularism and religion’s public, political role as articulated by political thinkers such as Jurgen Habermas, by focusing on politically radical or revolutionary challenges to liberalism in the 20th and 21st century, especially from the postcolonial world, whose theoretical arguments are grounded upon or draw their inspiration from religious traditions, doctrines and practices.

Prerequisite
1.0 300-level credit in POL/RLG
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)