Introducing William Cavanaugh

Theologian William Cavanaugh is coming to Upper House, in partnership with Geneva Campus Church, to explore questions of Christian vocation, political humility, and religious violence. A professor of Catholic studies and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University, Cavanaugh’s research focuses on the Church’s encounter with social, political, and economic realities; especially the social implications of traditional Catholic beliefs and practices, such as the Eucharist. He is the author of six books, including Torture and Eucharist: Theology, Politics, and the Body of ChristThe Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern ConflictBeing Consumed; Economics and Christian Desire, and the most recent, Field Hospital: The Church’s Engagement in Markets, Politics, and Conflict.

Join us on February 2 and 3 for an engaging discussion around these topics.

Register today:

February 2: Dr. William Cavanaugh on Religious Violence: Phenomena, Fact & Fiction

February 3: Dr. William Cavanaugh on Politics of Humility

 

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