News and Updates: August 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Dr. Beaudoin gives summer presentations in Holland, England and to new teachers in the Archdiocese of New York

This summer, GSRRE's Dr. Tom Beaudoin gave a number of talks and lectures in the US and in Europe.  Here is a partial summary of this busy summer.

GSRRE's Prof. Tom Beaudoin gave a presentation on Wednesday August 27th to high school religion teachers at the New York Archdiocese Summer Seminar in Manhattan, titled " 'But the Other Nine, Where Are They?' Declining Church Affiliation Among Teenagers".

This summer the Dutch magazine Kerk en Wereld published this story and picture, from the April conference in Zwolle for chaplains and pastoral workers that Dr. Beaudoin keynoted, "Beyond Dispossession," a conference based on themes from his 2008 book _Witness to Dispossession_.

GSRRE's Prof. Tom Beaudoin, associate professor of religion, gave a plenary address at a conference at Heythrop College in London on June 26. The conference, "Shaped By Beauty: Art, Religion, and Ethics in Conversation," was co-sponsored by Heythrop and by Fordham. Prof. Beaudoin's address is titled "Facilitating Life: An Ethic for Making Theological Sense of Music."

Fordham GRE/Maryknoll program trains new leaders for the Chinese church

Fordham GRE has had a long-standing relationship with Maryknoll to train nuns, priests and lay people to serve the church in China.  Here is a recent article about some of our graduatess from the program.  This Fall our program with Maryknoll continues with new students starting classes in September.  Click here for the related news story.