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Four nationally renowned scholars will present their respective views on faith and human existence as part of St. Mary’s University’s 10th Annual Catholic Intellectual Tradition Lecture Series. The theme of this series is, “God’s Mysteries and Greatness: Ingredients of Human Dignity.”
The event will commence Friday, July 13 with a talk by the Rev. Bernard J. Lee, S.M., Th.D., Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s University. The lectures will continue throughout the remainder of 2012 and into the spring of 2013 with talks by Dermott J. Mullan, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Delaware; the Rev. Robert J. Schreiter, C.PP.S., Th.D., Vatican Council II Professor of Theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago; and Glenn “Chip” Hughes, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at St. Mary’s University.
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition Lecture Series is an annual series featuring men and women who have helped shape the Catholic Intellectual Tradition—a core ideology of St. Mary’s.
The lectures are free and open to the public with refreshments and conversation to follow. All lectures will take place at 7 p.m. in the University Center, Conference Room A with the exception of the Rev. Schreiter’s talk, which will take place at The Whitley Center, located at 285 Oblate Drive.
For more information, call 210-431-8094.
St. Mary’s University repeatedly has been nationally recognized for its commitment to service and community engagement. The Carnegie Foundation has given St. Mary’s its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, and the University is ranked second in the nation by Washington Monthly’s 2011 “College Rankings—What Can Colleges Do for the Country?” for promoting community service, fostering scientific and humanistic research, and social mobility. Most recently, St. Mary’s received the Presidential Award from the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition for service in higher education. St. Mary’s University is a Catholic and Marianist university.