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MONDAY, October 27 - 4:00-5:30 p.m. - Winants Auditorium

Dr. Oliver O’Donovan
Professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology
University of Edinburgh

“ Pride’s Progress: Some Aspects of New Testament Discussions of Sin”

Oliver O'Donovan, born in 1945 in London, was educated at University College School, Hampstead, at Balliol College and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and at the University of Princeton. He was ordained an Anglican priest in Oxford in 1972. He was Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology and Canon of Christ Church at the University of Oxford from 1982 to 2006, before which he taught at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford (1972-7) and at Wycliffe College in the University of Toronto (1977-82). In 2006 he became Professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh. He has written on the ethical theory of St Augustine, on the theological basis of moral concepts, on contemporary bioethical dilemmas, on political theology and on the ethics of war. He has served the Church of England as a member of the Board for Society Responsibility, the Doctrine Commission, the Faith and Order Advisory Group and the General Synod. He is a past President of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, a Fellow of the British Academy since 2000 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh since 2007. He is married to Joan Lockwood O'Donovan. They have two sons.

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MONDAY, October 20 -4:00-5:00 p.m. - Herrick Room

Join colloqium with the History Department featuring Dr. Margaret Abruzzo from the University of Alabama.

 

TUESDAY, November 4 - 6:00 p.m. - Maas Auditorium

Lecture by Mark Charles - Native-American Freelance Writer and Consultant on the complexities of American history regarding race, culture, and faith in order to help forge a path of healing and reconciliation for the nation. Co-sponsor with Multicultural Education, Religion and others.

 

FAITH & JUSTICE FILM SERIES

October 15 @ 7 p.m. Martha Miller 135 - A PLACE AT THE TABLE

November 12 @ 7 p.m. Martha Miller 135 - ROMERO

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