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STRS Doctoral Students present at Villanova University

Doctoral students from The School of Theology and Religious Studies represented the school well at the 36th International Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference at Villanova University this past weekend Oct. 21-23, 2011. These students presented on a number of topics that connected with the conference theme "Natura: The Splendor of these created things…."

The following students presented:

A.J. Kim – “Consensus, Conviction, or Instruction: Pre-Modern versus Modern Visions of the Natural Law”

James W. Stroud – “St. Thomas Aquinas and the Gifts of Wisdom and Counsel”

Barrett Turner – “Propassiones in Christ, Propassiones in Us”

John Meinert – “Donum habituale: Systematic Divisions of Grace and the Gifts of the Holy Spirit”

Benjamin Safranski – “In His Footsteps, In His Type: The Bishop as Christ in the Itinerarium Egeriae”

Daniel Wade McClain – “Bonaventure Writes an Aristotelian Prologue: Re-reading the de reductione in light of the Omnium Artifex”

Jared Ortiz – “God as Sheer Being is Sheer Salvation: What Creation Teaches Augustine”