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February 2017
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Christopher Check: The Battle of Lepanto

Tuesday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
Battle of Lepanto Christopher Check

The Center for Faith and Culture presents a lecture by Christopher Check, President of Catholic Answers, on the Battle of Lepanto, the battle that saved the Christian West from defeat by the Ottoman Turks. About Christopher Check Christopher Check is president of Catholic Answers. A graduate of Rice University, for nearly two decades he served as vice president of The Rockford Institute. Before that he served for seven years as a field artillery officer in the Marine Corps, attaining the grade of…

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March 2017
Free

St. Thomas Aquinas Colloquium: Father Thomas Joseph White, O.P. on Beauty, Art and the Liturgy

Wednesday, March 8 @ 6:30 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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For this year's annual Colloquium on the Thought of St. Thomas Aquinas, the School of Arts and Sciences welcomes Father Thomas Joseph White on the topic "Can Beauty Save the World? Aquinas on Art and the Liturgy." About Father Thomas Joseph White, O.P. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology on the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies. He entered the Order of Preachers in 2003. His research and teaching have…

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Richard Austin Borthwick: An Evening with Gerard Manley Hopkins

Tuesday, March 14 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Center for Faith and Culture welcomes English actor Richard Austin Borthwick for "An Evening with Gerard Manley Hopkins" on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Having grown up in the same part of England as Hopkins, Mr. Austin's performance will lend the poet's work vitality and authenticity. About Richard Austin Borthwick Richard Austin grew up in the same corner of England as Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thus blessed with the correct native accent, he now recites Hopkins poetry all over the world. He…

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April 2017

3rd Annual Shakespeare Celebration

Saturday, April 22
St. Cecilia Academy Theater,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Join us for the third annual Shakespeare Celebration on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in the St. Cecilia Academy Theater. Aaron Urbanczyk, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences and Associate Professor of English at Aquinas College, on “Statecraft, Christendom, and Machiavelli: Shakespeare on Political Theater” Joseph Pearce, Kevin O’Brien & the Theatre of the Word on The Christianity of The Merchant of Venice Gary Bouchard, St. Anselm’s College, on "Shakespeare and the Jesuit Martyr" Santiago Sosa of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival…

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September 2017
Free

3rd Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration

Saturday, September 23 @ 9:00 am4:30 pm
St. Cecilia Academy Theater,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Tolkien and Lewis

Save the date for the 3rd annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Speakers and other details will be announced soon. The Celebration will honor winners of the Aquinas Award for Fiction and the Tolkien & Lewis High School Essay Contest. The Center for Faith & Culture is currently accepting submissions for both contests. Tolkien & Lewis Celebration 2016 The 2nd annual Celebration, on September 17, 2016, featured talks and performances by Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Michael Ward, Kevin O’Brien…

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