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April 23: Richmond Professor to Discuss the Reformation

Professor Peter Iver Kaufman, George Matthews and Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, will present a free, public lecture titled “The Reformation After 500 Years: Religion, Society, Music, Ethics and Genuine Love in the Reformation,” on Monday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.

Kaufman studies the political cultures of late antique, medieval and early modern Europe and North Africa. He has written 10 books, the latest, Pilgrims, Polities, Agamben, and Arendt: Reading Augustine, which is expected to be published in 2019. He is also the author of more than 60 articles on authority, religious conflict and literary history.

He teaches courses such as the introductory leadership studies course Leadership and the Humanities and Justice and Civil Society, as well as advanced courses on political, cultural and religious leaders in late antiquity and early modern Europe.

The talk is sponsored by the Humanities Center.

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