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Speaker Series: Dr. Benjamin L. Smith on “How the Modern World Lies about Human Dignity”

September 24, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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“How the Modern World Lies about Human Dignity”

Historical Christianity defines human dignity according to the Biblical teaching that man is made in God’s image, but since the Enlightenment this view has been consistently challenged by various secular philosophies. Dr. Ben Smith explains why the secular alternatives to Christianity fail, and what this means for men and women in the modern world.

About Dr. Smith

Dr Benjamin L Smith PhDBenjamin L. Smith, Ph.D. graduated Cum Laude from Belmont University with a B.A. in History and Philosophy and served two years as the President of Phi Sigma Tau. During this time he entered the Catholic Church (1995). He earned an M.A. in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Center for Thomistic Studies. Dr. Smith has presented and published professionally, including a forthcoming article, “Imago Dei: Nature, Grace, and Glory According to Saint Thomas Aquinas.”


The lecture is free and open to the public, but we do appreciate an RSVP to ensure that we are prepared for your visit. Please respond at the Speaker Series RSVP page, or either call (615) 297-7545 or email speakerseries@aquinascollege.edu.


September 24, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Aquinas College, Room 103
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Center for Faith & Culture
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