Learning from Missionaries? The Example of the First Jesuits in India (1542-1803)
July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AAMS-Victoria Mission Studies Seminar
with Professor Francis X. Clooney, SJ.
Professor Clooney joined the Harvard Divinity School faculty in 2005. He is Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology. After earning his doctorate in South Asian languages and civilizations (University of Chicago, 1984), he taught at Boston College for 21 years before going to Harvard.
His primary areas of Indological scholarship are theological commentarial writings in the Sanskrit and Tamil traditions of Hindu India. He is also a leading figure globally in the developing field of comparative theology.
Afternoon tea will be provided