Religion and Violence a Psychoanalytical Inquiry
Marsha Aileen Hewitt [+]
Centre for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto
HEWITT AILEEN MARSHA is Professor of Ethics and Contemporary Theology in the Faculty of Divinity, and cross-appointed to the Centre for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. She also teaches in the Arts Faculty, where she is the co-ordinator of Ethics, Society and the Law, a Trinity College undergraduate Arts programme. Professor Hewitt is the author of several articles and books in the areas of ethics, critical social theory, feminism and liberation theology. She is also a practising psychoanalyst.
Marsha Hewitt considers psychoanalytical explanations of the mental states present in enactments of religious violence.