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International Scholar Lectures on Theology of Creation

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

What did major twentieth-century theologians have to say about the theology of creation? This semester the Patrick F. Taylor Graduate Programs in Theology at Ave Maria University are hosting a series of lectures by an international scholar who is an expert on this subject.

 

Fr. Santiago Sanz Sánchez, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, will give a series of four lectures on “Major Themes in Contemporary Creation Theology.” These lectures will take place on each Tuesday in November, at 7:00 p.m. in the William C. Demetree Auditorium.

 

Born in Talavera de la Reina, Spain, in 1972, Fr. Sanz was ordained to the priesthood in 2000 and incardinated into the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Navarre and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. He is the author of five scholarly monographs and a dozen scholarly articles.

 

Fr. Sanz, who is making is making a mini-sabbatical here in Ave Maria, looks forward to discussing theology with our graduate students and faculty. The topics of his lectures are as follows:

 

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:00 p.m.: “Creation and Covenant”

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:00 p.m.: “Creation in Christ”

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7:00 p.m.: “Trinity and Creation”

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7:00 p.m.: “Ratzinger and the Doctrine of Creation”