Wednesday, April 18, 2007

If you're in the Chicago area, you won't want to miss this lecture

The Lumen Christi Institute


The Mass and Modernity
a symposium on the book by Fr. Jonathan Robinson, CO

with a lecture by
Fr. Jonathan Robinson, CO (Oratory of St. Philip Neri, Toronto)

and presentations by
Prof. William Mahrt (Stanford University)
Prof. John Rist (University of Toronto, Emeritus)
and Prof. Robert Wilken (University of Virginia)

Wed. April 25, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theatre
1212 East 59th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Jonathan Robinson is the superior of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, and rector of St. Philip's Seminary. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, and a License in Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. He is former professor and chairman of philosophy at McGill University, and the author of numerous articles and books, including Duty and Hypocrisy in Hegel's Phenomenology of Mind and Spiritual Combat Revisited.

William Mahrt is Associate Professor of Musicology and Early Music at Stanford University. He specializes in the theory and performance of Medieval and Renaissance music and Medieval Studies. He is the joint editor of Leonard Ratner Festschrift and has published many articles on topics such as Gregorian chant, Troubadours, Medieval Performance, and Dante.

John Rist, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, taught in the Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, specializing in Greek philosophy. His publications include Real Ethics: Reconsidering the Foundations of Morality, Augustine: Ancient Thought Baptized, Eros and Psyche: Studies in Plato, Plotinus and Origen, and Human Value: A Study in Ancient Philosophical Ethics.

Robert Wilken is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of the History of Christianity in the Religious Studies Department at the University of Virginia. His works include The Spirit of Early Christian Thought, The Christians as the Romans Saw Them,The Myth of Christian Beginnings, and The Land Called Holy: Palestine in Christian History and Thought.

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