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A lecture by Prof. Thomas Hibbs

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The Thomistic Institute at the Queen’s University presents a lecture by Prof. Tomas Hibbs of the University of Dallas titled “Idol and Icon: Reflections on Faith and Film.”

Wednesday, March 10

8:00 pm EST

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Thomas Hibbs has been President of the University of Dallas since 2019. Previously, he served as distinguished Professor of Ethics & Culture and Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University. He is the author of books including Virtue's Splendor: Wisdom, Prudence, and the Human Good and Shows About Nothing, one of two books of his about film. He hasa book on Pascal titled Wagering on an Ironic God: Pascal on Faith and Philosophy, Baylor University Press, 2017, and a book currently at press titled: Laudato Si: Nihilism, Beauty, and God, (University of Notre Dame Press) an application of Jacques Maritain’s aesthetic theory to the arts of poetry and painting in the 20th century. He also has written on film, culture, books and higher education in publications including Books and Culture, Christianity Today, First Things, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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