"Renan, Realism, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century France" Gallery Talk by Professor Thomas Kselman

Wed Apr 26, 2017, 12:30PM - 1:15PM

19th Century Gallery

Join Professor Thomas Kselman for a discussion of the French philosopher Ernest Renan's struggle to reconcile Christianity with modernity and the resultant tension between realist and religious impulses in French art.

Professor Kselman teaches modern European history and is currently working on the publication of Consience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France (Yale University Press, 2017) featuring correspondence between the author of the controversial biography, La Vie de Jésus (1863), and the clergy. Read more about Professor Kselman >

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