Kornel Zathureczky - Associate Professor

Department of Religious StudiesKornel-Zathureczky
Telephone : 705-673-5661 ext 152
Email: kzathureczky@usudbury.ca

  • Ph.D. Religious Studies; Southern Methodist University
Research Interests
  • Religion and politics; political theology; religion and the public sphere; Islam and modernity; religion and critical theory; Muslim-Christian encounter; messianisms; modern Jewish thought, religion after the Holocaust.
Courses Taught
  • SREL 1005 La Religion et ses Sources
  • RLST 2205 The World's Living Religions
  • RLST 2256 Islam: Origins and Development
  • SREL 2256 Islam et sa civilization
  • RLST 2257 Islam in the Modern World
  • RLST 2296 Religion and Ecology
  • SREL 2356 Religion et identités contemporaine
  • SREL 2376 Religion et pouvoir
  • SREL 3107 L'Église II : dans le monde de ce temps
  • SREL 3336 Croyance/Incroyance depuis 1960 au Canada français
Recent Publications
  • The Messianic Disruption of Trinitarian Theology. Lexington Books/ Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.
  • 'Iran' in Encyclopedia on the Muslim World in Modern Muslim Societies, Marshall Cavendish Publishers, 2011.'Islamic Philosophy and Science' in Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures, Marshall Cavendish Publishers, 2011.
  • 'Messianic Optics: Elective Affinities between the Messianisms of Walter Benjamin and Jürgen Moltmann' in Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses - 38\1.
  • 'Modern trends in Islamic philosophy' in Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures, Marshall Cavendish Publishers, 2011.
  • 'Political theologies of Europe: at the crossroads of competing universalisms' in The Future of Political Theology - Theological Perspectives (Ashgate Publishing: Farhnham, Surrey, United Kingdom).
  • 'Secularism and Christianity: caritas in the thought of Gianni Vattimo and Pope Benedict XVI', Toronto Journal of Theology – Fall 2008.
  • 'The Impeccability of Jesus: Beyond Ontological Sinlessness' in Science et Esprit (60/1, janvier-avril 2007).