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10/3 7:30 pm at New York University (the Catholic Center at NYU)

“Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week” by Fr. Romanus Cessario, O.P. (Saint John’s Seminary). Co-sponsored by the Catholic Center at NYU. Register here.

10/3 6:15 pm at Yale Law School (Room 129, Yale Law School)

“A Theory of Justice: Catholic Social Teaching from Leo XIII to the Present” by Dr. Russell Hittinger (University of Tulsa). Register here.

10/13 7:00 pm at Harvard University (Yenching Library Auditorium)

“How Could a Good God Allow Evil?” by Dr. Denys Turner (Yale Divinity School). Co-sponsored with the Harvard-Radcliffe Catholic Student Association. Register here.

Upcoming Events

See below for various Thomistic Institute events. For past events, click here.

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Fall Semester 2016

 

October

10/3 7:30 pm at New York University (the Catholic Center at NYU)

“Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week” by Fr. Romanus Cessario, O.P. (Saint John’s Seminary). Co-sponsored by the Catholic Center at NYU. Register here.

10/3 6:15 pm at Yale Law School (Room 129, Yale Law School)

“A Theory of Justice: Catholic Social Teaching from Leo XIII to the Present” by Dr. Russell Hittinger (University of Tulsa). Register here.

10/13 7:00 pm at Harvard University (Yenching Library Auditorium)

“How Could a Good God Allow Evil?” by Dr. Denys Turner (Yale Divinity School). Co-sponsored with the Harvard-Radcliffe Catholic Student Association. Register here.

10/15 at New York University (The Catholic Center at NYU):

“Aquinas on Transubstantiation and the Sacrifice of the Mass” by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception). Part of the Wisdom of Aquinas series. Co-sponsored by the Catholic Center at NYU. Register here.

10/18 11:30 am at the University of Virginia (Withers Brown 101)

“Are There Failed Persons?” by Dr. John O’Callaghan (University of Notre Dame). Co-sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society. Register here.

10/19 6:00 pm at the Catholic Information Center in DC:

"Cultivating a Truthful Soul: The Pursuit of Virtue as the Pursuit of Truth” by Dr. Angela Knobel (Catholic University of America). The second of a three-part series on the human person, co-sponsored by the Catholic Information Center. Register here.

10/20 7 pm at Duke University (Perkins 217):

“Why Believe that God Exists?” by Dr. Michael Gorman (Catholic University of America). Co-sponsored by the Duke Catholic Center. Register here.

10/26 at Yale University:

"Truth after Christianity: Nietzsche and Aquinas on the Philosophy of God" by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception)

10/27 6:00 pm at Harvard University:

“True Sacrifice: Understanding the Mass” by Dr. Bruce Marshall (Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University). Co-sponsored by the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy 

10/27 7:00 pm at Duke University (Perkins 217):

“Masters, Parasites, or Gardeners? Thomistic Reflections on Environmental Ethics” by Dr. Therese Cory (University of Notre Dame)

 

November

11/1 7:00 pm at Brown University (Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Roberts ’62 Campus Center):

"Understanding the Christian Idea of Redemption: Aquinas on the Ethics of the Atonement" by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception). Co-sponsored by the Brown-RISD Catholic Community.

11/3 7:00 pm at Harvard University:

“The Challenges of Evolution and the Metaphysics of Creation" by Dr. William E. Carroll (Oxford University). Co-sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Catholic Student Association.

11/5 at 1:00 pm at New York University (The Catholic Center at NYU):

“The Prologue of St. John's Gospel: Reason and Interpretation in Catholic Thought” with:

Prof. Khaled Anatolios (University of Notre Dame),

Dr. Boyd Taylor Coolman (Boston College),

Prof. Bruce Marshall (Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University).

Co-sponsored by St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the International Society for Medieval Hermeneutics

11/5 1:00 pm at the University of Virginia (St. Thomas Aquinas Parish):

"The Development of Doctrine—What It Is and Why It Matters: The Ongoing Relevance of John Henry Newman's Thought” by Prof. Reinhard Hütter (Duke Divinity School)

11/10 at the University of Virginia Law School

Human Ecology by Ambassador Michael Novak (Ave Maria University). Co-sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society.

11/10 7:00 pm at Duke University (Perkins 217):

 "The Unbearability of Annihilation: Job's Challenge to His Creator" by Dr. Matthew Levering (University of St. Mary of the Lake)

11/14 7:00 pm at Brown University

“Faith in Mystery” by Dr. Jeremy Wilkins (Boston College                    

11/16 6:00 pm at the Catholic Information Center in DC:

“Human at Heart: St. Thomas Aquinas on the Spiritual Life" by Fr. James Brent, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception). The third of a three-part series on the human person, co-sponsored by the Catholic Information Center. Register here.

11/16 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

 "Do We Have Absolute Moral Knowledge?" by Prof. Candace Vogler (The University of Chicago) 

11/17 7:00 pm at Duke University:

“C. S. Lewis: Romanticism without Rebellion” by Carol Zaleski (Smith College). Co-sponsored by the Duke Catholic Center. 

11/17 at Harvard University:

 “What Is Politics About Anyway?: Aquinas on the Common Good” by Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception). Co-sponsored by the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy 


December

12/1 7:00 pm at Harvard University:

 “God and the Big Bang: Creation in Light of Modern Science” by Prof. Stephen Barr (University of Delaware). Co-sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Catholic Student Association.

12/2 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

On multiverse theory by Prof. Stephen Barr (University of Delaware)

12/3 at New York University

“The Rest is Said in Praise to God: Thomas Aquinas on the Rites of the Mass” by Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. (Parochial Vicar, St. Vincent Ferrer Church). Part of the Wisdom of Aquinas series. 

12/5 5:00 pm at Yale University:

“‘Not in time's covenant’: T. S. Eliot on the End of all Things” by Prof. Thomas Pfau (Duke University)

12/6 7:00 pm at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Arlington, VA:

“Vectors to God: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love" by Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P. (Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception)