Bevin Blaber

Symposia

Love and Politics

What is at stake in invoking “love” in political spheres? When we claim that “Love Trumps Hate”, what vision of “love” are we championing? When and how is it valuable for activists and religious leaders to make recourse to the idea of “love”? What kind of obligations does “love” entail?

For this symposium, we asked respondents to reflect on the question, “What are the political implications of naming a text sacred?”