Marsha Hewitt is Professor of Ethics and Contemporary Theology in the Faculty of Divinity. Professor Hewitt also teaches in the Arts Faculty, where she is the co- ordinator of Ethics, Society and the Law, a Trinity College undergraduate Arts programme. Her current teaching and research work is on religions and violence from a psychoanalytic perspective. Professor Hewitt is the author of several articles and books in the areas of ethics, critical social theory, feminism and liberation theology. Professor Hewitt is also a practicing psychoanalyst. She will be on leave from January to December 2011.
Areas of research: Social ethics, critical theory, psychoanalysis feminism.
Recent publications: From Theology to Social Theory (1990), “The Redemptive Power of Memory: Walter Benjamin and Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza” (1993), “The Socialist Implications of Liberation Theology” (1993), Critical Theory of Religion: a Feminist Analysis (1995), “The negative power of ‘the Feminine’: Herbert Marcuse, Mary Daly, and Gynocentric Feminism” (1995), “The Eclipse of Subjectivity and Idealizations of the ‘Other’” (1997), “Reason without Consolation: The Misappropriation of the Discourse Theory of Jürgen Habermas and Their Implications for the Study of Religion” (2000), “Dialectic of Hope” (2003), “Political Theology and Critical Theory” (2003), “To Never Wholly Die, to Never Fully Live: Death and Re-Birth in the Emergence of Self in the Therapeutic Process” (2004), “Subject/Object, Individual/Society: The Two Logics of Psychoanalysis,” (2006).
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B.A., M.A. English (McMaster), M.A.-Religion (McMaster), Ph.D. Religion (Concordia).
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