December 2- Barnabas Pusnur: “Narsai and the theological articulation of Identity”

Monday, December 2, 2013 12:00 noon-1:30 pm Swift 106

Join us for Barnabas Pusnur’s paper, “Narsai and the theological articulation of Identity”.

Narsai was a fifth century Syriac Christian theologian who wrote homilies in poetic form.He lived at the cultural and geographical boundaries of the Roman and Persian Empires. The paper attempts to study Narsai’s theological articulation of identity in relation to his historical context.
Evan Kuehn will be responding.
You can access the paper here (UCID and password needed) Please email if you are not a University of Chicago affiliate but would like to look at the paper in preparation for the workshop meeting.

A light lunch will be served.