Albert J. Raboteau on “American Salvation” and Other Writings

Posted on December 23, 2015 by PLT Staff

Class seminar given by the late Albert J. Raboteau, Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion Emeritus at Princeton, during his 2009 visit with the Project on Lived Theology. He discusses his essays, including “American Salvation,” and his memoir A Sorrowful Joy. Raboteau uses his own narrative to relate to theological writing. For a listing of all our Occasional Lectures, click here.

Albert J. Raboteau passed away on Sept. 18, 2021. Read his New York Times obituary (Oct. 13, 2021) to learn more about this amazing scholar.

Excerpt: “Marginality is where you create in your life a certain amount of space, so that you have the time for silence, for solitude, for contemplative reflection, which distances you from the struggles of the world, so that you can have some perspective.”

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  • Date Recorded:November 4, 2009
  • Location Recorded:Charlottesville, VA
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