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Philosophy Department Plans Spring Colloquium April 29

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Posted: Thursday Apr 24, 2014

April 24, 2014

Dr. Michael P. Foley, associate professor of patristics in the Great Texts Program at Baylor University, will be the featured speaker at the annual spring colloquium sponsored by the school of humanities and fine arts and its department of philosophy at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Admission is free and open to the public.

Foley’s talk is entitled, “The Easter Season and the Hidden Unity of the Confessions.”

Foley edited Frank Sheed’s translation of St. Augustine’s Confessions for Hackett Publishing and translated St. Augustine’s early dialogues for a series that will be published by the University of Notre Dame Press. He is also the author of several books including Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday? The Catholic Origin to Just About Everything (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

For more information, contact Dr. Margaret Watkins, 724-805-2566 or margaret.watkins@stvincent.edu.


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