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St. Bonaventure Academic Workshop
Sat, March 25, 2017, 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
In commemoration of the eighth centenary of the birth of St. Bonaventure, Franciscan University of Steubenville will host a Bonaventure Workshop on March 25, 2017, from 8:45 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The academic workshop will delve into the profound thought and spirituality of the Seraphic Doctor St. Bonaventure through three talks, each followed by Q&A, and a panel discussion hosted by Dr. Kimberly Georgedes, professor of history and chair of the Anthropology and History Departments at Franciscan University.
The workshop will feature talks by Dr. Timothy Noone, Ordinary Professor and Father Kurt Pritzl, OP, Chair in Philosophy at the Catholic University of America; Dr. Jay Hammond, associate professor of medieval Christianity at St. Louis University; and Father Daniel Pattee, TOR, former chair of the Theology Department at Franciscan University and current associate professor of theology and director of mission and Franciscan charism.
St. Bonaventure, a Franciscan saint and Doctor of the Church, was born 800 years ago in 1217. He is known for composing “The Life of St. Francis” and for uniting the Franciscan spirit with the intellectual life.
The event is sponsored by the Department of Mission and Franciscan Charism, the Philosophy and Theology Departments, and the Office of Academic Affairs.