Wednesday, 28 December
343. Violence in God’s Name
7:15–8:30 p.m., Thoroughbred, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Religion
Presiding: Patricia Ann Ward, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “Violence, Conversion, and the Limits of Rationality in Medieval French Literature,” Lynn Tarte Ramey, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “‘And It Truly Seemed That God Was Fighting for Us’: Religious Justification and the Conquest of Mexico,” Lisa Amor Petrov, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
3. “Black Writers on the Theology of Political Violence,” Michael Donald Lackey, Wellesley Coll.