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Catholic Studies Speaker Series

 
Dr. Brad Gregory, Dorothy G. Griffin Professor of Early Modern European History, University of Notre Dame

"The Reformation Era and the Makings of Modernity"

Dr. Brad Gregory

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

7 p.m.

Wege Ballroom, Aquinas College

This event is part of the Catholic Studies Speaker Series and Hesburgh Lecture Series of the Notre Dame Club of Grand Rapids. Free and open to the public.

 

Dr. Gregory is Dorothy G. Griffin Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011).

 

Joseph Pearce

“The Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings”

Joseph Pearce

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

7 p.m.

Wege Ballroom, Aquinas College

Free and open to the public. Book Sale and Signing to Follow Lecture.

 

Joseph Pearce is Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College (Tennessee). He has written books on literary figures ranging from William Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to G.K. Chesterton, Hilaire Belloc, and J.R.R. Tolkien. His newest book is Beauteous Truth: Faith, Reason, Literature and Culture (St. Augustine's Press).

 

Previous Catholic Studies Events

 

Discussion about Catholic Colleges and Universities

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Philosophy Department and Catholic Studies at Aquinas College will welcome Professor Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C., and Professor David Soloman from the University of Notre Dame as a part of a discussion about Catholic Colleges and Universities.
 

The Most Controversial Decision in History: Should President Truman Have Dropped the Bomb?

Thursday, October 2, 2014

 

 

 

"The Most Controversial Decision in History: Should President Truman Have Dropped the Bomb?"

 

Panelists: Prof. Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C., - University of Notre Dame; Prof. David Solomon - University of Notre Dame; Dr. Robert Marko - Aquinas College

 

Catholic Studies Speaker Series: Dr. Eduardo Echeverria

Monday, March 3, 2014

 

 

"The Two Shall Become One Flesh: The Bodily Truth about Marriage"

 

Dr. Eduardo J. Echeverria, STL, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit

 

 

Catholic Studies Speaker Series: Raymond Arroyo

"The Alluring Beauty of Art"

Mr. Raymond Arroyo: Radio host, author, and EWTN news director and lead anchor

Sponsored by Catholic Studies, Holy Family Radio, and the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

 
While contractual obligations prevented Aquinas from recording Mr. Arroyo's entertaining and inspiring talk, Dr. Pinheiro did spend one hour discussing the same topic with Arroyo on the "Faith and Reason" radio program. >Listen to the interview
 
Raymond Arroyo Raymond Arroyo
Raymond Arroyo Raymond Arroyo
Raymond Arroyo Raymond Arroyo
Raymond Arroyo Raymond Arroyo
Arroyo, Pinheir, Olivarez Raymond Arroyo
Left to right: Fr. Robert Sirico, Raymond Arroyo, Dr. John
C. Pinheiro, Dr. Juan Olivarez, President of Aquinas College
Left to right: Fr. Robert Sirico, Raymond Arroyo, Fr. Dennis Morrow
 

23rd Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture

Thursday, January 30, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

"Searching for the Elusive Saint: Francis of Assisi"

Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P.

 
Dr. John Pinheiro Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P.
Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P. Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P.
 

22nd Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture

Thursday, January 31, 2013

 

 

 

 

"Can the Complimentarity of Woman and Man be Proved?"

By: Sr. Mary Prudence Allen, RSM, Ph.D.

 
Dr. John Pinheiro Mary Prudence Allen
   
Mary Prudence Allen Mary Prudence Allen
   
 

Catholic Studies Speaker Series: Dr. Ralph Martin

Presented by Eerdmans Bookstore

Monday, October 1, 2012

 

 

 

 

“The New Evangelization: Why Bother?”

By: Dr. Ralph Martin

 

Special Lecture on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

(4th Annual Lecture in Catholic Studies)

April 11, 2012

 

 

 

 

"John Paul II, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and the Future of Catholic Higher Education"
by George Weigel

 

>Listen to the audio file (mp3)

 
George Weigel speaking on the mission of Catholic higher education. Among the attendees were the Dominican Sisters of Mary
George Weigel speaking on the mission of Catholic higher education.

Among the attendees were the Dominican Sisters of Mary,

Mother of the Eucharist.

A capacity crowd listening to George Weigel. Dr. John Pinheiro, Mr. George Weigel, President Juan Olivarez
A capacity crowd listening to George Weigel. Dr. John Pinheiro, Mr. George Weigel, President Juan Olivarez
 

21st Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture

January 27, 2012

"The Problem of Suffering: A Thomistic Approach"

Dr. Eleonore Stump, Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University

Prof. Stump meeting with students

Over 300 people turned out to hear Prof. Stump
Prof. Stump meeting with students Over 300 people turned out to hear Prof. Stump
Prof. Stump speaking at Aquinas College  
Prof. Stump speaking at Aquinas College  
 

Third Annual Lecture in Catholic Studies

(20th Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture)

January 27, 2011

 

 

 

 

"Evangelizing the Culture"
Dr. Eduardo J. Echeverria, STL, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit

Sponsored by Eric and Elizabeth Kirby

 

Second Annual Lecture in Catholic Studies
(19th Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture)
January 29, 2010

 

 

 

 

"Seeking and Responding to Truth with Docility"
Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of philosophy, Boston College

 

Duncan Stroik

First Annual Lecture in Catholic Studies

March 3, 2009

 

"The Meaning of Sacred Architecture"
Duncan Stroik, professor of architecture, University of Notre Dame