Luther and Philosophy - Online Seminar

New perspectives on Luther and Philosophy, including critical receptions of Luther and the Reformation in contemporary philosophy, has been a topic of considerable discussion over the last years.

Poster for the booklaunch with information about time and place for the seminar!

Welcome to a Double Book Launch of The Reformation of Philosophy, edited by Marius Timmann Mjaaland (University of Oslo) and The Medieval Luther, edited by Christine Helmer (Northwestern University), both published in 2020 by Mohr Siebeck.

The topic is addressed by the two volumes in quiestion, but also by recent monographs and entries in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Martin Luther and Luther’s Influence on Philosophy, both written by Robert Stern.

Northwestern University and the University of Oslo invite scholars and students worldwide to an online seminar on this topic, with contributions from:

  • Theodor Dieter (Ecumenical Institute Strasbourg)
  • Jennifer Powell McNutt (Wheaton College)
  • Robert Stern (University of Sheffield)
  • Jennifer Hockenbery (St. Norbert College)

They will discuss and comment on the articles presented in the two books that broadly address the topic of Luther and philosophy from respectively, the medieval influences on Luther’s thought and the reception of Luther in the history of modern western philosophy. There will also be time for questions and further discussion.


NB: You need to register for the seminar in advance.

Register here

Published Oct. 29, 2020 3:28 PM - Last modified Nov. 3, 2020 3:25 PM