Jesus and Cultural Politics

 Professor Leif Vaage, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto: "The Quest for the Historical Jesus and Contemporary Cultural Politics.”

 Leif E. Vaage is visiting professor in the projct “Jesus in Cultrual Complexity” January-March 2009. He teaches New Testament literature and exegesis at Emmanuel College and the Toronto School of Theology. He also teaches every year at the Universidad Bíblica Latinoamericana Recinto Lima in Perú (South America).

He is the author of Galilean Upstarts: Jesus’ First Followers According to Q and, editor of, Religious Rivalries in the Early Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity, and together with V. Wimbush, Asceticism and the New Testament.


Free lunch will be served.

Master students are welcome to presentations and discussions that broaden your interests and bring you into contact with issues that are important for the study of theology and religion.

Published Oct. 31, 2010 2:17 PM - Last modified Oct. 31, 2010 2:18 PM