2017-2018 Student Reading Groups
February 10, 2017 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, O.S.H. (1651-1695), with special faculty guest Prof. Allison Bigelow (Spanish)
Feb.24: Our Lady of Guadalupe and other Marian Apparitions, with special faculty guest: Prof. Nichole Flores (Religious Studies)
March 17: St. Katharine Drexel and St. Mother Frances Cabrini, with special faculty guests: Fr. Gerry Fogarty (Religious Studies) and Charles Kromkowski (Politics)
April 21: Dorothy Day, with special guest: Laura Brown (Casa Alma)
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2. Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologica
2016-2017 Reading Group
April 28 (Friday, 12-2pm): A Review of Our Year with the Summa
April 4 (Tuesday, 12-2pm): On Christ and his relation to Us (III, qq.1-5, 9-12, 46-56)--led by Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P.
March 17 (Friday, 12-2pm): On the Theological and Cardinal Virtues (II-II, qq.1-6,17-18,23-27,47-48,58-59,123,137,179-182)
February 17 (Friday, 12-2pm): On Virtue, Vice and the Law (II-I, qq.55-65,71-77,90-97,109,112)--led by Jorge Secada (Philosophy) and Bill Wilson (Religious Studies)
January 27 (Friday, 12-2pm): On Human Action and Love (II-I, qq.1-5,6-13,18-21,26-29)--led by Fr. James Brent, O.P. (Philosophy, Dominican House of Studies)
November 18 (Friday, 12-2pm): On the Trinity (I,qq.27-43)--led by Kevin Hart (Religious Studies)
October 28 (Friday, 12-2pm): On Divine Operations (I,qq.14-21)--led by Fr. Stephen Alcott, O.P. and Fr. Antoninus Niemiec, O.P.
September 23 (Friday, 12-2pm): On Sacred Doctrine and God's Existence (I,qq.1-3, 12,13)--led by Bernard McGinn (University of Chicago)
Friday, February 19, 2016 (5:30-8:30p m)
Spring 2016 St. Augustine, City of God Reading Group
Interested in joining a new reading group? No prior expertise required! Recent UVA alum Anne (Bowie) Tew and Religious Studies Professor Emeritus Bill Wilson will lead a fun and thought-filled reading group through St. Augustine’s monumental work of Christian apologetics. This class will meet every other Tuesday, 5:45-6:45pm. Room: TBD. Arrive early for FREE PIZZA and PEARS (St. Augustine's favorite fruit)!
Spring 2016: Flannery O'Connor Reading Group
We'll meet two Friday afternoons in March and April (details forthcoming) to enjoy several Flannery O'Connor short stories. No prior experience needed, plus Religious Studies professor emeritus Bill Wilson will be present to share his helpful insights into the wonderful world of Flannery.
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