W Ezekiel Goggin

W. Ezekiel Goggin is doctoral candidate in Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School (M.A., 2011) and is currently completing a dissertation on Hegel’s early philosophy of religion (roughly 1793-1807) entitlted “Hegel’s Sacrificial Imagination.”  Broadly speaking his research focuses on the relationship between religious imagination and modern accounts of human freedom, particularly at the intersection of German idealism, phenomenology, and Christian theology.  He is also interested in deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and critical theory.

He is a former Dissertation Fellow (2017-2018) at the Humanities and Social Change International Foundation’s center at the University of California Santa Barbara, and former Junior Fellow (2016-2017) at the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion.