“Being Human in the Modern World: The Enduring Importance of the Idea of the Person”
Abigail Adams Institute and Scala Foundation Faculty Colloquium
February 28 and 29, 2020
at Abigail Adams Institute, Cambridge, MA
Speaker: Professor Margarita Mooney
Professor of Practical Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
Founder and Executive Director, Scala Foundation
“Searching for the Authentic Self: Plato, St. Augustine, and Emerson”
March 23, 30, and April 6, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
at Columbia University, American Studies Library, 319 Hamilton Hall
Speaker: Professor Roosevelt Montás
Senior Lecturer in American Studies and English, Columbia University
“A Vocation-Virtue Tandem: A Meta-Model for Mental Health and Spiritual Flourishing”
Friday, February 14, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
at Adams House, Princeton Theological Seminary
Speaker: Dr. Craig Titus
Professor, Director of the Department of Integrative Studies, Divine Mercy University
“An Education that Nurtures Freedom: What Is the Goal of Schooling?”
Friday, December 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
at Crossroads Auditorium (125 Maiden Lane, 15th Floor, NY, NY)
Speakers: Drs. Margarita Mooney and Roosevelt Montás
“Discovering the ‘Benedict Option’ in the City”
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School Library
Speakers: Professor Carlo Lancelotti, Fr. Augustine Curley OSB, Fr. Albert Holtz OSB, and moderated by Stephen Adubato
“The Soul of Higher Education”
Monday, November 18th, 2019, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Guest: Professor Bo Karen Lee
Associate professor of spiritual theology and Christian formation at Princeton Theological Seminary
“St. Augustine, His Confessions, and Influence”
Thursday, October 17th, 2019, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Guest: Professor Paul Rorem
Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Medieval Church History at Princeton Theological Seminary
“A Conversation on the Most Pressing Issues in Faith, Science and Ethics Today”
Friday, February 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Frederick Simmons and Dr. Michael Gorman
“Gene Editing and the Human Future: Human Prerogative within the Natural Order”
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Guest: Dr. William Hurlbut
Senior Research Scholar in Neurobiology at the Stanford Medical School
“Is Human Freedom in Modernity Threatened by a New Totalitarianism?”
Friday, February 1, 2019
Guest: Professor Carlo Lancellotti
Professor of mathematical physics at CUNY and translator of Augusto Del Noce
“Beauty and Science: Insights from a Silicon Valley Engineer and Fashion Entrepreneur”
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Guest: Dr. Neda Cvijetic
“Religious Commitment and Academic Knowledge”
Sunday, November 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Guest: Prof. Lara Buchak
Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of California-Berkeley
“The Luxury of Freedom: Elitism and the Liberal Arts”
Friday, October 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Guest: Prof. Roosevelt Montás
Director of the Center for the Core Curriculum at Columbia College
“Integrating Knowledge and Building Neo-Tribal Markets”
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Guest: Federico Minoli
“Creating Christian Community”
Friday, September 21, 2018, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Guest: Leah Libresco
Author of Building the Benedict Option: A Guide to Gathering Two or Three Together in His Name
“The Practice Turn in Studies of Religion”
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Guest: Prof. Robert Wuthnow
Gerhard R. Andlinger `52 Professor of Sociology and Director of Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University
“Exploring Spiritual Aesthetics in the Henry Clay Frick Collection”
Friday, February 16, 2018, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The Frick Collection, New York, NY
“The Bruderhof: A Community in the Spirit of the Sermon on the Mount and the Radical Reformation”
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Guest: Heiner and Kirstie Mommsen; Cheryl Johnson; and Peter Hinkey
Members of the Bruderhof Community
“Judging the Truth: Moral Intolerance or the Dictatorship of Relativism?”
Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Guest: Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P.
Assistant Professor, Systematic Theology, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Aquinas and Thomism on Faith and Reason
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 6:30-8:30
Guest: Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP
Director of the Thomistic Institute, Dominican House of Studies
A Genealogy of Violence: René Girard in Dialogue
Sunday, March 26th, 2017, 6:30-8:30
Guest: James Bernard Murphy
Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
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