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Fr. Armstrong delivered a series of three lectures to twenty Capuchin novices from the United States, Canada, and Guam at San Lorenzo Friary in Santa Ynez, California. Based on the Prologue and Chapters 1-10 of Bonaventure's Itinerarium mentis in Deum, the lectures were entitled Bonaventure's Advice to Beginning Graduate Students. The lectures were offered to prepare them for their initiation to philosophical and theological studies at CUA, Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, and Denver.
The Western Conference for the Catechumenate held its 23rd annual conference in Calgary Alberta June 7-8. Msgr. Clay presented four lectures on the role of faith and culture in the adaptation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults for baptized candidates.
Professors Dr. Chad Pecknold and Dr. Tarmo Toom edited and contributed to the book, T&T Clark Companion to Augustine and Modern Theology (2013). Other contributors from TRS include Dr. Michael Root, Dr. Joshua Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, Jacob Wood and Historical and Systematic alumnus, Will Cohen.
Dr. William D. Dinges Serves as a Respondent at the Catholic Theology Society of America’s Annual Convention
Dr. William D. Dinges presented a response to Dr. Tom Beaudoin of Fordham University’s paper on "'Help my Unbelief' : Deconversion in Catholicism Today" at the Sixty-Eighth Annual Convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America in Miami, Florida, June 7, 2013.
Dr. Charles B. Jones presented the paper “Self-Power and Other-Power in Early Modern Chinese Pure Land Thought” at the conference “The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought,” at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 2, 2013.
On Thursday, May 1, STRS presented Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J. of Notre Dame the 2013 Johannes Quasten Award. Following the presentation Rev. Daley delivered a lecture entitled, "Logos as Reason and Logos Incarnate: Philosophy, Theology, and the Voices of Tradition in the Early Church." A light reception followed.
CUA alum and professor of theology at Notre Dame, Dr. Timothy Matovina presented the lecture, "Latinos and the Transformation of American Catholicism," Monday, March 18, 4:30 p.m., Happel Room. A light reception followed.
In honor of the inauguration of Pope Francis, Rev. Dr. Regis Armstrong, O.F.M. and Dr. Joshua Benson delivered a lecture entitled, "What's In a Name? St. Francis of Assisi: History, Significance and Resources, Thursday, March 21, 5 p.m., Rm. 321, Pryzbyla Center.
Dr. Charles B. Jones has published his article, “The Wheelwright and the Butcher: Master Zhuang’s Recipe for Mindful Living,” in Education About Asia, vol. 18, no. 1 (spring 2013), p. 62-64.
Dr. Wessel has published, “Theological Argumentation: The Case of Forgery,” in ed. S. F. Johnson, The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity (Oxford University Press: New York and Oxford, 2012), 916-34.
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