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Upcoming Events

Jan. 29, 2015 in DC
Mar. 20-21, 2015 in DC June 4-7 Summer Workshop

The Artist After God: A History with a Lesson

A Lecture by Ryan S. Topping 
Listen to recordings of the talk given at the Catholic Center at NYU as part of the "Art of the Beautiful: Redeeming Culture in Christ" series.

Atheism at the End of the Line

A Lecture by Rémi Brague 
Listen to recordings of the talk given at the Catholic Center at NYU

The Purpose of the Institute

The Thomistic Institute promotes research into the thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas and the subsequent Thomistic tradition. The research of the Institute is both historic and systematic, deeply rooted in the classical Catholic tradition while engaging contemporary discourse and thought. It recognizes also the importance of the philosophical heritage of the Common Doctor of the Church as a well-spring that can enrich the study of theology.

The Living Tradition of Thomism

An educational project of the Order of Preachers, the Thomistic Institute is situated within the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The Faculty grants pontifical and civilly accredited degrees to clerical, religious and lay students alike. Its placement in our nation’s capital ideally suits the goals of the Institute, allowing it to initiate and respond to academic, cultural and public policy developments at a central crossroads of national and international exchange. Through this work, the Institute approaches Catholic theology as an invaluable resource for the evangelization of human culture and as a perennial dimension of Christian intellectual life.


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