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Jason A Mahn

Jason A Mahn, Mellon Lecturing Fellow

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Art Building, East Campus, Room 200-Q
Office Phone: +1 919 660 4355, 919 660 4368
E-mail Address:  send me a message

Typical Courses Taught:

Office Hours:

Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 AM
  • PhD, Emory University, 2004
  • MA, Luther Seminary, 1998
  • BA, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1995
Research Interests:
Contemporary theology and ethics, Kierkegaard, continental philosophy

Current projects:
"Kierkegaard After Hauerwas: Christian Courage and Fortunate Fallibility in Contemporary Virtue Ethics" (AAR 2005), "Kierkegaard's Ambidexterity" (under review, International Kierkegaard Commentary)
I am trained in the field of contemporary theology and theological ethics, and enjoy teaching first-year, writing intensive courses around ethical-religious themes ("sin in theology and culture," "religious pluralism," "religious responses to war."). I am currently working on a series of articles on Kierkegaard, virtue ethics, and human fallibility, while rewriting my dissertation ("Felix Peccabilitas: Fallibility and Christian Heroism in the Hamartiology of S?Kierkegaard") for book publication. My other research interests include Jewish-Christian dialogue, pacificist and just-war traditions, Lutheranism, and Continental philosophy.

Curriculum Vitae

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  • "Felix Fallibilitas: The Necessity of Sin's Possibility in Kierkegaard's 'The Concept of Anxiety' (forthcoming in Faith and Philosophy)."   (2005).  [abs]
  • "Beyond Synergism: The Dialectic of Grace and Freedom in Luther's 'De Servo Arbitrio,' Augustinian Studies."   (Summer, 2002).
  •  Refections on Anti-Climacus and his Offensive, Radical Cure: A Review of International Kierkegaard Commentary, Vol. 20, Soren Kierkegaar Newsletter.   (2005).

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