News and Updates: Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, OP to visit Fordham University

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, OP to visit Fordham University

On 12-13 February 2013, Timothy Radcliffe, OP, will be visiting Fordham. Fr. Radcliffe is a major figure in global Christianity and the former Master of the entire Dominican order. (His wiki page is here.) He is a warm-hearted, creative thinker who has focused on reconciling divisions within Catholicism and on putting the Catholic tradition and the world into substantial dialogue. His bestselling and award-winning book, _What is the Point of Being a Christian?_, has been lauded as a thoughtful, learned, hopeful, and accessible case for the meaning and importance of Christian life in the contemporary world.

Fr. Radcliffe will be with us for three events(visit this blog or for full details in January 2013):
** Lecture: Tuesday 12 February 5:00pm, Tognino Hall, Rose Hill Campus(Bronx) of Fordham University: "How Can Christianity Touch the Imagination of Our Contemporaries?"

** Faculty/Grad Student Seminar: Graduate School of Religion / Theology Department / Curran Center faculty+graduate student seminar, Wednesday 13 February, 3:00-4:15, Keating 124: "Where Do Theologians Belong in the Church: The Center or the Edges?"

** Undergraduate Conversation: All undergraduates are welcome to a conversation with Fr. Radcliffe, Wednesday 13 February, 1:30-2:30, Keating 124

Fr. Radcliffe's visit is co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, the Department of Theology, and the Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.

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