Public lectures

Public Lectures



17 December 2019 
Climate Change: A Theological Perspective
Rev. Dr Eduardo Agosta O.Carm

14 December 2019
One with Nature, One with God: A Christian Ecological Spirituality
Rev. Dr Eduardo Agosta Sacrel (Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina)

29 April 2019 
The Abuse of Power in the Church: Roots and Remedies
Prof. James Keenan

30 April 2019 
University Ethics
Prof. James Keenan

30 April 2019
Bl. Titus Brandsma, a model of Contemplative resistance in times of crisis
Dr Sanny Bruijns O.Carm

15 March 2019
The Scuola Romana's Patristic Methodology underlying the Definability of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception
Prof. Joseph Carola (Pontifical Gregorian University)

17 May 2018
Humanae Vitae, Karol Wojtyla, and the Theology of the Body
Prof. Thomas Knieps (KU Leuven)

24 April 2018
Physics, Metaphysics and Theology: On their constant movement of borders
Prof. Dr Grzegorz Karwasz (Nicolaus Copernicus University)

23 April 2018
In the Beginning: Reflections on Genesis and Physics
Prof. Dr Grzegorz Karwasz (Nicolaus Copernicus University)

21 February 2018
Public Theology as the New Theological Metaphysics
Prof. Dr Stephan Van Erp (KU Leuven)

6 February 2018
Spiritual Reflections on Love and Unity in the Johannine Community
Prof. Dr Beate Kowalski (Dortmund University)

17 May 2017
Nurturing Spirituality in the Classroom
Dr Yonah Matemba (University of the West of Scotland)

15 March 2017
What are human beings that you are mindful of them?’ Jewish and Christian reception of Psalm 8
Prof. Susan Gillingham (University of Oxford)

14 March 2017
Is Reception History no more than ‘Biblical Studies on Holiday’? Accessing this new approach to reading the bible
Prof. Susan Gillingham (University of Oxford)

17 November 2016
Eastern Orthodox Monasticism
Rev. Prof. Andreas Andreopolous (University of Winchester)

16 November 2016
The Orthodox Contribution to Ecology
Rev. Prof. Andreas Andreopolous (University of Winchester)

16 November 2016
The Biblical Basis of Prayer and Miracles
Rev. Prof. Andreas Andreopolous (University of Winchester)

15 September 2016
Vulnerability and its Implications for Bioethics
Dr Francisco Javier de la Torre Diaz (Comillas Pontifical University)

14 April 2016
More than just Ecology: Laudato si as a different approach to social teaching
Dr Michael Georg Kuhn (Commission of Bishops’ Conferences of the EU)

1 March 2016
Wrestling with God
Prof. Peter Vassallo (University of Malta)

4 December 2015
Hekk thabbat il-Qalb Maltija
Prof. Oliver Friggieri (University of Malta)

24 April 2015
Pope Francis and Ecumenism
Rev. Prof. William Henn OFMCap (Pontifical Gregorian University)

29 April 2014
The Emotions and the Good Life
Prof. John Cottingham (University of Reading)

10 April 2013
Clergy related wellbeing and health. A matter for theological and psychological concern?
Rev. Can. Prof. Leslie Francis (University of Warwick)

9 April 2013
Church schools equipping young people for life in religiously plural societies. Evidence from the UK
Rev. Can. Prof. Leslie Francis (University of Warwick)

3 May 2012
Judea, Judeans and the Jews in John 1-4
Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ (Pontifical Biblical Institute)

4 May 2012
Jesus’ mission in Samaria (John 4, 1-42)
Rev. Prof. Johannes Beutler SJ (Pontifical Biblical Institute)

5 May 2011
Creating New Forms of Life: Ethical Challenges of applying Synthetic Biology in a Medical Context
Prof. Sigrid Muller (University of Vienna)

6 May 2011
Between Spirituality and Morality: the Role of Charity in Late Medieval Moral Theology
Prof. Sigrid Muller (University of Vienna)

28 April 2010
Faith and Reason according to Cardinal Newman
Rev. Prof. Thomas Norris (St Patrick's College, Maynooth)

29 April 2010
Steps towards a Trinitarian Ontology
Rev. Prof. Thomas Norris (St Patrick's College, Maynooth)

26 April 2006
Old Testament Social Laws: between self-interest and the common good
Prof. Hans Ausloos (Université catholique de Louvain)

25 April 2006
The Spring Song in Canticle 2: 7-18
Prof. Hans Ausloos (Université catholique de Louvain)

24 April 2006
Genesis 1: 12, 4: an Ideal World
Prof. Hans Ausloos (Université catholique de Louvain)

24 April 2006
Biblical Fundamentalism: between literal and symbolic interpretation of Scripture
Prof. Hans Ausloos (Université catholique de Louvain)



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