Aquinas College Lecture Series
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The Aquinas College Lecture Series offers the Nashville community the opportunity to learn from respected leaders from within the College and from all over the country. Each semester, the lectures cover a variety of topics pertaining to Christian culture, ranging from literature and the arts to successful parenting and Christian devotional practices. The lectures are free and open to the public.
||CleanSt. Joseph and Masculinity||Fr. Kevin McGoldrick, Campus Chaplain at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee, speaks to men about the example of St. Joseph as the archetype of masculinity at the Masculinity & Femininity Conference for young adults on Saturday, January 11, 2014.||1/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWhat Did Philosophy Get from the Bible, and Why Should It Matter to Me?||“What Did Philosophy Get from the Bible, and Why Should It Matter to Me?”What does it mean to be a “person” and where does this concept come from? Most of us today would be surprised to learn that it comes from the Bible, and that philosophers did||10/24/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHow the Modern World Lies about Human Dignity||“How the Modern World Lies about Human Dignity”Historical Christianity defines human dignity according to the Biblical teaching that man is made in God’s image, but since the Enlightenment this view has been consistently challenged by various secula||10/24/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWho Is Christ for Today?||Fr. Mullady explores the various difficulties of relating to faith in Christ today, and what challenges the true answer offers to us in today’s world. This lecture, part of the Aquinas College Fall Lecture Series, was recorded on the evening of Thursday||10/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanG.K. Chesterton: Larger than Life||Joseph Pearce, prolific author, biographer, and currently Writer-in-Residence and Professor of Humanities at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, New Hampshire, looks at the life and times of one of the 20th century’s most profound and h||4/5/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMarian Devotion in the Age of the Crusades||Vincent Ryan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History at Aquinas College, reviews the history of the Crusades and the Devotion to Mary that pervaded them. Dr. Ryan studied under renowned Crusades historian Dr. Thomas F. Madden at St. Louis University where||3/5/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPublic Witness as Catholic Individuals and Institutions||The grace of the Year of Faith is meant not only to help Catholics in their personal following of the Lord, but also to impact their families, parishes, communities, and societies, strengthening them in faith to become the salt, light, and leaven of all o||2/22/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJ.R.R. Tolkien: a Catholic in a Hobbit Hole||Father Albert Trudel, O.P. brings a real and reasoned perspective to a most fanciful and endearing literary giant. Fr. Albert is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College. He received a B.A. in Engl||2/22/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWhat Human Genomics Can Tell Us about Adam and Eve: a Catholic Perspective||In recent years, biologists have sequenced the genomes of numerous individuals scattered throughout the planet. They have also been able to obtain genome information from extinct hominin species including the Neanderthals and Denisovans. Altogether this||11/2/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMale and Female He Created Them: Discovering the Wisdom of Humanae Vitae||Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., has been providing health care for medically underserved patients at the Saint Thomas Family Health Center South Clinic since 2007. After entering the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in 19||11/2/2012||Free||View In iTunes|