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'Spiritual History of Catholicism' Next Presentation in SVC Series on Aging, Spirituality, Oct. 9

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Posted: Friday Sep 20, 2013

Sept. 20, 2013

Dr. Patricia Sharbaugh, assistant professor of theology at Saint Vincent College, will be the next speaker in the Aging and Spirituality Lecture Series presented by the School of Social Sciences, Communication and Education at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Fred M. Rogers Center. Her talk is entitled, “The Spiritual History of Catholicism.”

Admission is free and open to the public.

Dr. Sharbaugh earned a bachelor of arts degree in business economics with highest honors from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, a master of divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Duquesne University.

A member of the Saint Vincent faculty since 2010, she teaches courses in Biblical Theology and Systematic Theology.

Sharbaugh specializes in the field of biblical theology. Her engagement in theological questions begins with a critical study of scripture. She seeks to bring this foundational study of scripture into conversation with systematic theology and contemporary theological themes. Her research interests include: Christology in the Gospel of Matthew, Jewish-Christian dialogue, the theology of the cross, and the study of women in scripture.

A member of Holy Trinity R.C. Church, she and her husband, John, are residents of Ligonier.

The final presentation in the series will be Fr. Thomas M. Hart, instructor in theology and assistant to the president for mission, “Truth and Holiness, Catholicism and Other Religions,” Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Persons of all ages are welcome to attend and share in the discussion and questions.

Parking for the physically challenged is available at the Fred M. Rogers Center. All participants may park in Parking Area A and enter the Rogers Center at the first floor entrance.

Reservations are not required. For additional information, phone 724-805-2522.

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Photo: Dr. Patricia Sharbaugh 

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