Why Read F. C. Baur Today? A Conversation with Peter C. Hodgson


Professor Hodgson will present a paper, followed by formal responses from two members of Oxford’s Faculty of Theology and Religion and general discussion and informal conversation over tea.

Peter C. Hodgson is the Charles G. Finney Professor of Theology, Emeritus, at Vanderbilt University. A leading translator of G. W. F. Hegel, he has also published extensively on F. C. Baur, including his book The Formation of Historical Theology: A Study of Ferdinand Christian Baur (1966); and the translated volumes, Ferdinand Christian Baur on the Writing of Church History (1968); and, with Robert Brown, Baur’s History of Christian Dogma (2014), and Lectures on New Testament Theology (forthcoming).

A joint session hosted by the New Testament Seminar, the Modern Doctrine Seminar, and the Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought.

Please address any questions to David Lincicum (david.lincicum@theology.ox.ac.uk)