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Carson Webb appointed the Butman Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Carson Webb, Ph.D.

Carson Webb, Ph.D.

May 12, 2017
  

Carson Webb (PhD, 2014), has been appointed Butman Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Piedmont College (Demorest, Ga.), where he takes over the position from Barbara Brown Taylor, who retired from teaching in May. Webb joins Piedmont after two years as Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Eureka College (Eureka, Ill.), where he taught courses in historical and contemporary Christianity, Asian and Western religions, biblical studies, and coordinated lecture series. Previously he taught at Le Moyne College and Syracuse University. He earned a BA from Pepperdine University and an MA in Philosophical Theology from the University of Nottingham. He has published on Søren Kierkegaard and related figures, most recently "Kierkegaard's Critique of Eudaimonism: A Reassessment" in the Journal of Religious Ethics (forthcoming September 2017). He is currently working on a monograph entitled Kierkegaard's Absurd Joy: Religion, the Good Life, and Modernity.