Selected Community Events
The 2012 McMahon Aquinas Lecture
Sep 5, 2012 7pm
Saint Mary's College, Student Center Lounge
Professor John Haldane, Director of the Centre for Ethics,Philosophy and Public Affairs at St. Andrews University in Scotland, Chairman of the Royal Institute for Philosophy in London, and Consultor to the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture in Rome, will explore two very different accounts of the nature of human beings and their place in the Universe--those of the contemporary philosopher Thomas Nagel and of the great medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas--considering how these relate to the question of evolution. No charge and open to the public. Reception to follow. For more information, please visit http://www3.saintmarys.edu/mcmahon-aquinas-chair/lecture
Professor Michael Waddell, Saint Mary's College, 574-284-4169
Christian Culture Lecture
Sep 25, 2012 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saint Mary's College, O'Laughlin Auditorium
James Carroll, “one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today” (Denver Post), is the award-winning author, columnist for The Boston Globe, and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University in Boston, will discuss the tension between religious tradition and change and how institutional reform must be brought to completion.
Reserve free tickets online at MoreauCenter.com or (574) 284-4626.
For more information, please visit: http://www3.saintmarys.edu/christian-culture-lecture/carroll
MoreauCenter.com or (574) 284-4626