“Voices of Spirit, Voices of Madness”, a lecture by Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University)
Thursday, October 07, 2021, 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Rutgers Academic Building, Room 2125 (15 Seminary Pl. New Brunswick, NJ 08901, College Ave. Campus)
Important: Free of charge but space for in-person attendance is limited with registration, it's first come first served.
Description: Tanya Luhrmann is the Watkins University Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. A preeminent anthropologist of religion, Luhrmann is the author of several books including the acclaimed When God Talks Back: understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God (2012) and How God Becomes Real: kindling the Presence of Invisible Others (2020). In her lecture, “Voices of Spirit, Voices of Madness,” Luhrmann will present some of her newest empirical research on the nature of religious experience. In-person attendance is only available to Rutgers students, faculty, and staff. In-person attendees must RSVP ahead of time (space is limited; first-come, first-served). Masking and social distancing will be enforced. Anyone may pre-register to attend the lecture virtually on Zoom. After the lecture, Luhrmann will take audience Q&A.