St. Anselm Institute - Past Public Lectures
"Discerning the Gulf between the Protestant and Catholic Reformations: The Case of Sor Maria de Agreda"
"The Very Strange Case of Sor Maria de Agreda: Discerning the Gulf between the Protestant and Catholic Reformations"
Veronica Mary Rolf
"Julian's Gospel: Illuminating the Life & Revelations of Julian of Norwich"
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (12:00pm) Harrison Institute, University of Virginia
Senior Research Professor, Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology
"Economics and Christian Desire:
Milton Friedman, St. Augustine, and the Local Development of a Global Moral Economy"
UVA - Minor Hall Auditorium - 5:15pm
Miss the lecture? See the video here.
Fr. David Link
"Mercy, Justice, and the Imprisoned:
Serving the Least, the Last, the Lost, and the Lonely"
Minor Hall Auditorium / UVA
Video recording now available
For most, volunteer opportunities abound for performing each of these charitable works of mercy, save one: visiting the imprisoned. Whereas both justice and prudence require some formal separation of those legally convicted of crimes, especially violent injustices against others, the Catholic tradition has consistently taught that however corrupt and broken the sacred vessel these individuals remain our neighbors with their own acute set of spiritual and bodily needs. For as St. Augustine wisely counseled:
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
"Not to the Wise: The Christian as Cretin"
4th Annual Robert Louis Wilken Lecture
Fr. Sidney Griffith
Catholic University of America
"Christianity in the World of Islam: In the Shadow of the Mosque"
UVA Minor Hall Auditorium
Audio recording now available
Contemporary discourses, most especially in the West, often presume a stark Christian-Muslim divide.
The St. Anselm Institute is both honored and pleased to welcome the widely esteemed Fr. Sidney Griffith, Catholic University of America Professor of Semitic Languages, for the Fourth Annual Robert Louis Wilken Lecture at the University of Virginia.
All are welcomed and encouraged to attend this final lecture in our 2012-2013 Public Lecture Series.
Robert Louis Wilken
THE FIRST THOUSAND YEARS:
A Global History of Christianity
Friday, March 22 (6:00pm)
UVA Harrison Institute Auditorium
If you missed this lecture, watch it here.
Cosponsored by Virginia Festival of the Book, St. Anselm Institute for Catholic Thought, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and the Center for Christian Study
"Contemplation, Prayer, Vocation"
Br. Timothy Ferrell, O.S.B.
Monastery of the Holy Cross
If you missed this lecture, here's the video.
Aren't we all called by name to a larger purpose? Come hear how a UVA alum came to understand that his path of contemplation also included a very unexpected place: an urban Benedictine monastery in Chicago!
All are invited and welcomed to attend this public lecture, which will take place at 7:00pm in St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Hall, 401 Alderman Rd. (1 block from O-Hill Dining Hall). Free evening parking available.
The St. Anselm Institute and the UVA Catholic Student Ministry are pleased to cosponsor this event.