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Public Lectures

Experiencing the Parliament of the World's Religions

When

STARTS: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
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Please join us as CTU participants reflect on the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions.

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Let Us Rejoice: Gaudeamus. A celebration of new publications by CTU Faculty

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STARTS: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 3:45 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
2nd Floor, The Atrium
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Please join us for Gaudeamus, a celebration of new publications by CTU faculty.  Books will be available at marked down prices.

 

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Spring Shapiro Lecture: Rabbi Irvin Unger

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STARTS: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
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Speaker:  Rabbi Irvin Unger (Curator of The Arthur Szyk Society and Founder and CEO of Historicana).

Description:  Rabbi Unger will be speaking on The Szyk Haggadah.

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Free and Open to the Public
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Winter Shapiro Lecture: "Hearing Jesus' Parables Through Jewish Ears" (Amy-Jill Levine, Ph.D.)

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STARTS: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 A, B, & C
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Speaker:  Amy-Jill Levine, Ph.D. (University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School and College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University).

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Free and Open to the Public
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Fall Shapiro Lecture: "The Jewish Mary: A Catholic-Jewish Conversation" (Sr. Mary Christine Athans, B.V.M., Ph.D. & Susannah Heschel, Ph.D.)

When

STARTS: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
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Speakers:  Sr. Mary Christine Athans, B.V.M., Ph.D. (Professor Emerita at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity of the University of St. Thomas and Adjunct Professor at Catholic Theological Union and Loyola University Chicago) [left] and Susannah Heschel, Ph.D. (Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College) [right].

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Free and Open to the Public
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Sundays at CTU: "Catholics at the Crossroads-Why Catholics Leave the Church"

When

STARTS: Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
210 - 2nd Floor
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Please join us for our Sundays at CTU event: Catholics at the Crossroads - Why Catholics Leave the Church and What Can Be Done About It.

The lecturer is Rev. Robin Ryan, CP, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, CTU.

Liturgy follows at 4 p.m. 

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Free and open to the public.
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The Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD, Lecture with John Markey, OP

When

STARTS: Monday, October 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Monday, October 12, 2105 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
2nd Floor
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The Annual Louis J. Luzbetak, S.V.D. Lecture on Mission and Culture features a talk by John Markey, OP, titled "Notes from the Road More Travelled: Doing Theology in a US Cultural Context."

Please click here to download event flyer.

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Sundays at CTU: "Walk Together--Don't Be Weary--the Wisdom of African-American Spiritual Traditions in Responding to Today's Unsettling Times"

When

STARTS: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
210 - 2nd Floor
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In times marked by increases in violence and intolerance, from Ferguson, MO to New York City, from Guerrero, Mexico to Northern Nigeria, what might African-American spiritual traditions offer to communities that are journeying in search of authenticity and wholeness?

Lecturer is Dr. C. Vanessa White, Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Ministry and Director of the Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry Program.

Liturgy follows at 4 p.m. Presider is Rev. Larry Dowling, Priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Pastor of St. Agatha Church.

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Free and open to the public.
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Women at the Heart of Jesus' Mission: Celebrating Janet McKenzie's paintings

When

STARTS: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
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CTU has had  the enormous good fortune to be the recipient of five paintings by noted artist Janet McKenzie. Ms. McKenzie’s painting, “Jesus of the People,” was the winner of National Catholic Reporter’s competition in 1999 to find the face of Jesus for a new millennium.

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Free and open to the public.
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2015 Bernardin Award and Murnion Lecture "Is Common Ground Possible in the Pursuit of Racial Justice?"

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STARTS: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM
ENDS: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
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Please join us for the 2015 Bernardin Award and Murnion Lecture "Is Common Ground Possible in the Pursuit of Racial Justice?" The lecture occurs June 26, 2015, 7 pm.  Click here to register for this event.

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