The Department of Theology is the heart of Notre Dame’s education in faith and reason. Guided by the ideal of “faith seeking understanding,” the faculty engage in critical reflection in six areas: moral theology, world religions and world church, history of Christianity, liturgy, biblical studies, and systematic theology.
Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and widely acknowledged...
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Featuring interdisciplinary discussions on Faith and Science, Science and Reason, and Reason and Faith.
Plenary lecture Thursday, March 13, 7:00 PM by Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes, Dean, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
Dr. Allan Boesak
“Brave, Just, Men: Luthuli, Mandela, MK, and South Africa’s Jericho Road”
March 19th, 5pm, Hesburgh Center Auditorium
Reception to follow
Dr. Boesak, a leader in the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, will speak on the moral and theological implications of the ANC’s decision to form an armed wing in the wake of the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960. All are welcome.…
Fri Mar 21, 2014
CISR presents Jimi Adams, American University "Network Dynamics of Interdisciplinary Integration: The Case of the (Social) (Scientific) Study of Religion," March 21.
Originally published at csrs.nd.edu.…
The Department of Philosophy presents, “Contemporary Moral Theory and the Problem of Evil,” on March 21-22.
On Friday, March 21, John Hare, the Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale University, will speak at 3 p.m. in the Eck Visitor Center Auditorium. A reception will immediately follow the lecture.…
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Ophir Munz-Manor, The Open University of Israel, Israel
Munz-Manor will explore various Syriac, Greek and Hebrew liturgical poems that describe, explicitly or implicitly, the ritual space in which they were performed. IOne of the central techniques that was used by the poets was ekphrasis, a well known Greco-Roman rhetorical device. Ekphrasis enabled the poets to connect the images within the churches and synagogues with the words of the liturgy in general and the liturgical poems in particular and by so doing to create a unique ritual experience. The paper will highlight the shared ekphrastic technique of the poets of the Synagogue and Church and at the same time will single out the unique characteristics of each corpus.…