KINSHIP AS A POLITICAL ACT

Responding to Political Exclusion through Communities of Solidaristic Kinship

  • Carlo Calleja Boston College
Keywords: Solidaristic kinship

Abstract

  • University/Institution: Boston College, USA
  • Faculty/Department: Theology
  • Director of the Doctoral Dissertation: Andrea Vicini, SJ, MD, PhD, STD
  • Year of Doctoral Defence: 2020

Author Biography

Carlo Calleja, Boston College

Carlo Calleja was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Malta in 2015. After completing his undergraduate and licentiate studies in theology at the University of Malta, he obtained his Doctorate in Sacred Theology in Christian ethics from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry in 2020. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in the health sciences. His academic interests include biopolitics, virtue ethics and Catholic social teaching.

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Published
2020-06-30
How to Cite
Calleja, C. (2020). KINSHIP AS A POLITICAL ACT. Asian Horizons, 14(2), 539-544. Retrieved from http://dvkjournals.in/index.php/ah/article/view/2916
Section
New Scholars