Georgia Bulletin

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Aquinas Center To Host Noted Dominican Leader

Published February 16, 2012

Emory University’s Aquinas Center of Theology is marking its 25th anniversary with an internationally known Catholic religious leader, author and theologian.

Dominican Father Timothy Radcliffe will speak at the university’s Glenn Memorial Hall.

He is scheduled to talk about “The Christian Imagination and the Contemporary Search for Wisdom” on Wednesday, March 28, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Father Radcliffe served for nine years as the head of his religious order, formally known as the “master of the Order of Preachers.”

He is an acclaimed writer, having written several bestsellers and spiritual and theological articles. He was the 2007 winner of the Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing for his book, “What Is the Point of Being A Christian?”

His next book is titled “Taking the Plunge: Living Baptism and Confirmation.”

He currently is a scholar in residence at the Dominican Studium, Blackfriars Hall at Oxford University. At Blackfriars, Father Radcliffe helped launch the Las Casas Institute on ethics, governance and social justice.

Tickets for the talk are required, but they are free. Tickets are available online at Tickets are on a first come, first served basis, so all are encouraged to reserve their tickets soon.