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Faith and Pestilence
Paradigms and Historical, Theological, Hermeneutic Issues
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Erscheint im Februar 2023
ca. 238 Seiten, gebunden
V&R unipress, 1. Edition 2023
This volume aims to take up the theme of the relationship between faith and pestilence, which,... mehr
Faith and Pestilence
This volume aims to take up the theme of the relationship between faith and pestilence, which, despite its topicality, is rooted in a long-term dimension that involves different areas of knowledge. A markedly disciplinary look brings together historical, theological, political, and juridical analyses and thus allows us to understand this relationship through paradigms, turning points, continuity and discontinuity. In this way, it becomes possible to observe how the theme has crossed ages and religions, from the fathers of the church, to medicine in medieval Islam, up to contemporary times, with Ivan Illich’s harsh critique of forced medicalization and the issues that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Alberto Melloni (Hg.)
- Alberto Melloni is Full Professor of History of Christianity at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Secretary of FSCIRE – Fondazione per le scienze religiose (Bologna and Palermo) and Chair holder of the UNESCO Chair on Religious Pluralism and Peace at the University of Bologna. Since 2020, he has been also one of the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisors.
- Federico Ruozzi (Hg.)
- Federico Ruozzi is Associate Professor of History of Christianity at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Deputy Secretary of FSCIRE – Fondazione per le scienze religiose (Bologna and Palermo), and Secretary of the journal “Cristianesimo nella storia”.
- Francesca Cadeddu (Hg.)
- Francesca Cadeddu is a researcher in Contemporary history at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, President of the European Academy of Religion and Exectutive Director of RESILIENCE – European Research Infrastructure for Religious Studies. She is affiliated to FSCIRE – Fondazione per le scienze religiose since 2011.
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