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C. Hannah Schell

Research Interests:
The role of community in vocational discernment

The problem of evil

Loyalty and community

Virtue Ethics

American philosphical and religious thought (Emerson, Royce, James, Rorty and West)

How Americans remember and respond to tragic events

Confucian thought

Selected Research and/or Creative Work:
Christian Thought in America: A Brief History (with Dan Ott). Fortress Press, 2015.

“Commitment and Community: The Virtue of Loyalty and Vocational Discernment” in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education. David S. Cunningham, ed. Oxford University Press forthcoming in Fall 2015.

Selected entries in Feasting on the Gospels (Book of Matthew) - Westminster/John Knox, 2013.

"Religious Commitments in the Classroom," Faculty Colloquy, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning , 2010-2011.

"Beyond the Classroom ('Taking it to the Streets'): Practicing the Art of Philosophical Conversation." Teaching Theology and Religion (journal). July 2010.

“Roycean Loyalty and the Struggle with Evil,” American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, January 2004.

Courses Taught:
INTG 101 Introduction to the Liberal Arts
PHIL/RELG 207 Ethics
PHIL/RELG 213 Philosophy of Religion
PHIL/RELG 300 Philosophies and Religions of Asia
PHIL/RELG 316 Existentialism
RELG 100 World Religions
RELG 210 Judaism and Islam
RELG 220 Women and Religion
RELG 312 Religion in America
HONR 210 Evil

Education:
Ph.D., Religion. Princeton University 2000
M.A., Religion. Princeton University 1997
B.A., Philosophy. Minor: Asian Studies. Oberlin College 1992

Contact Info:
Office: Rm 203 Weeks House
Email: hschell@monmouthcollege.edu