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The Holy Spirit and the Forgiveness of Sin

The Holy Spirit and the forgiveness of sins will be the focus of lecture by Dr. Sandra M. Schneiders at Duquesne University’s annual Holy Spirit Lecture.

A professor emerita at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Calif., Schneiders will present Whose Sins You Shall Forgive: The Holy Spirit and the Forgiveness of Sin(s) in the Fourth Gospel.

Schneiders is a professor of New Testament studies and Christian spirituality, and she teaches courses on the New Testament, the Gospel of John, hermeneutics, biblical spirituality and religious life. She is the author of numerous books, including Selling All: Commitment, Consecrated Celibacy, and Community in Catholic Religious Life and The Revelatory Text: Interpreting the New Testament as Sacred Scripture.

When: Friday, June 12, at 7 p.m.

Where: The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square

Information: The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, email holyspirit@duq.edu or call 412.396.6526.

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