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Paluse Lecture Series, Oct. 11

  • Bayer Learning Center, Wolfe Hall

Echoes of Biblical Apocalypticism in Benedict XVI's Social Teaching

Dr. William Wright, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor, Theology Department, Duquesne University

The discussion brings to light the subtle ways in which Pope Benedict XVI draws on apocalyptic theology to frame his social teaching. His use of this fascinating (and often controversial) biblical resources helps him to define the challenges that confront the Church today and the prophetic, Christian response to them.


  • Dr. Sarah MacMillen
    Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Dr. Calvin Troup
    Associate Professor, Department of Communication

Sponsored by The Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.