Modern theology has often identified anxiety as the ultimate source of social injustice, hurtful interpersonal behavior, and individual despair. We will test out this thesis and consider the ways in which a host of cultural woes may be explained in terms of the inability to deal in constructive ways with the phenomenon of anxiety.
Reception to follow 4:30 talk
Lee Barrett, Ph.D.
Chair & Professor of Theology, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Lee Barrett is the Henry and Mary Staeger Professor of Theology at Lancaster Theological Seminary, where he has taught for twenty-four years. His most recent books include "Kierkegaard: Foundations of Theology,' and "Eros and Self-Emptying: The Intersections of Augustine and Kierkegaard." Lee has received all of his degrees, including a PhD, from Yale University. When he is not writing about Kierkegaard, Lee frolics with his three shih-tzu puppies.