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 www.fordham.edu/gre 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.