Upcoming Events

Fri Mar 6, 2015

Lecture: Sophiology, Phenomenology, Poetics: Toward a Poetic Metaphysics

Location: Nanovic Institute, 211 Brownson Hall

Michael Martin received his B.A. in English from Marygrove College and his M.A. in liberal studies from the University of Detroit Mercy, and received hisPh.D. in English from Wayne State University. He is Assistant Prof of English and Philosophy at Marygrove. His research interests include 16th and 17th century English literature, religion and literature, religious philosophy, religion and film, phenomenology, Continental philosophy, creative writing, poetry, and Romanticism. He is the author of The Submerged Reality: Sophiology and the Turn to a Poetic Metaphysics (Angelico Press, 2015), Literature and the Encounter with God in Post-Reformation England (Ashgate, 2014), and a volume of poetry, Meditations in Times of Wonder (Angelico Press, 2014).…

Tue Mar 17, 2015

Lecture: "King David and Queen Esther: Politics and Memory in the Hebrew Bible

Location: 214 DeBartolo Hall

Two lectures by Jacob Wright, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Emory University, and Aaron Koller, Associate Professor of Bible at Yeshiva University, on each other's recent books. Koller is the author of Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought (Cambridge 2014), and Wright is the author of David, King of Israel, and Caleb in Biblical Memory

Tue Mar 24, 2015

Lecture: Sanctified by the Body of Christ: Greek Scriptures in the Christian Bible

Location: 214 DeBartolo

Ross Wagner, Duke Divinity School

The first Christians found in Israel's scriptures a rich trove of linguistic and conceptual resources for making sense of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. That they read these sacred texts not only in Hebrew but also in Greek translation has had far-reaching consequences. As we examine the interpretation of Greek psalms in the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews, we will consider the lasting significance of Greek scriptures for the interpretation of the Christian Bible.…

Vespers

Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

The Notre Dame Center for Liturgy will offer Vespers on Tuesday, March 24 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall, with a reflection offered by Ben Wilson, Assistant Director of S.S.L.P. in the Center for Social Concerns. All are welcome.
 
The Angelus is prayed Monday - Friday at noon in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. All are welcome.…

Wed Mar 25, 2015

Panel Discussion: Reading the (Whole) Bible Christianly

Location: 155 DeBartolo Hall

Panel Discussion: Reading the (Whole) Bible Christianly

Ross Wagner, Duke Divininty School

Gary Anderson, University of Notre Dame

Brain Daley, SJ, University of Notre Dame

*Attendees are encouraged to read in advance the essay by Gary Anderson entitled, "Joseph and the Passion of Our Lord." 

Thu Mar 26, 2015

Conference: American Catholic Historical Association

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center / McKenna Hall

The spring meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association will be sponsored by the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and held on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, March 26-28, 2015.

The conference will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 with a keynote address in McKenna Hall and will conclude on Saturday, March 28 with an optional, guided bus tour of South Bend parish architecture (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.) and Vigil Mass for Palm Sunday (5:00 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart).…

Tue Apr 7, 2015

Vespers

Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

The Notre Dame Center for Liturgy will offer Vespers on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. All are welcome.
 
The Angelus is prayed Monday - Friday at noon in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. All are welcome.
 
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Sat Apr 11, 2015

Seminar in American Religion

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center / McKenna Hall

Grant Wacker, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian History at Duke University Divinity School, will discuss his new book, America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation (Belknap Press, 2014).

Commentators for the seminar are Richard Bushman, the Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus at Columbia University, and Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame.…

Thu Apr 23, 2015

Lecture: "The Church and Islam 50 Years after Nostra Aetate"

Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium

Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald: "The Church and Islam 50 Years after Nostra Aetate"

April 23, 2015, 5-6pm

Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium 

University of Notre Dame

Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald is a member of the Society of Missionaries of Africa and was the papal nuncio to Egypt and delegate to the Arab League from 2006 until his retirement in 2012. He is considered one of the Roman Catholic Church’s leading experts on Islam. Previously, he had been secretary (1987-2002) and then president (2002-2006) of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID); he was ordained bishop in 1991 and archbishop in 2002 upon his appointment as PCID president. He has also taught at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies and at the University of Makerere, Kampala, Uganda. He studied Arabic at the University of London and has long been a strong advocate of interreligious dialogue.

Mon Apr 27, 2015

Sat May 9, 2015

Fri May 15, 2015

Theology Major Commencement Reception

Location: Anderson Residence

Graduating Seniors and their families are invited to attend a celebratory reception with Theology faculty members. See e-vite for directions and details.…

Mon Jun 22, 2015

2015 Marten Program Conference: "What We Have Heard and Seen" Fostering Baptismal Witness in the World

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center

“‘What We Have Seen and Heard’: Fostering Baptismal Witness in the World”
 
A Conference in Celebration of the 50th Anniversaries of Gaudium et Spes, Apostolicam Actuositatem and Ad Gentes
 
June 22-24, 2015, at the Notre Dame Conference Center
 
Speakers will include Archbishop Joseph Tobin, Max Johnson, Zeni Fox, Ed Hahnenberg, Matt Ashley, John Cavadini, Ann Astell,Michael Downey, Wendy Wright, Tim Matovina, Paul Janowiak, Kristin Colberg, Don Cozzens, Steve Bevans, Elizabeth Groppe, Oliver Williams, Jack Jezreel Peter-John Pearson, and Anna Carter Florence.

Fri Jul 31, 2015

Thu Sep 10, 2015

Finding Beauty in the Other: Inaugural World Religions World Church Conference

Location: University of Notre Dame Conference Center

Finding Beauty in the Other
Inaugural World Religions World Church Conference

University of Notre Dame, Department of Theology
 
September 10-12, 2015
 
In his apostolic exhortation Evagelii Gaudium Pope Francis encourages Christians to foster “a 
 
renewed esteem for beauty as a means of touching the human heart.” Convinced that beauty is …