The Holy Spirit Lecture & Colloquium

Wednesday, October 9th and Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The Thirteenth Annual Holy Spirit Lecture showcases the keynote lecture, "Discerning the Holy Spirit in the World of Religious Pluralism(s), Secularism(s), and Sciences(s): A Multilayered Constructive Christian Vision of Pneumatology for the Third Millennium," by Dr. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California.

Response to the keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Christine M. Helmer, Professor of German and Religious Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Lecture & Response: From 4:00 pm through 6:00 pm in Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, PowerCenter, Duquesne University. The event is open to the public.

Colloquium: From 9:00 am through 3:00 pm in 613 Union, Duquesne University

The colloquium features presentations and panel discussion consisting of international scholars. This is open to the faculty as well as graduate students.

The Annual Holy Spirit Lecture and Colloquium is an expression of Duquesne's mission and charism as a University founded by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and dedicated to the Holy Spirit.

This ongoing series of lectures and colloquia encourages the exploration of ideas pertaining to the theology of the Holy Spirit within an ecumenical context and in dialogue with contemporary issues. Lectures are published and mailed out gratis, while also being available on this website.

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