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October 2016
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FACULTY PANEL: An Informed Conscience: Catholic Social Teachings and Public Policy

October 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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election panel

Don't cast your ballot this November without attending this important discussion on the social doctrine of the Catholic Church in relation to public policy. Dr. Richard Bulzacchelli, Associate Professor of Theology; Dr. Ben Smith, Associate Professor of Philosophy; and Dr. Bill Smart, Associate Provost and Professor of Biological Sciences, will explore the impact of Catholic social teaching on public policy—and on the conscience of Christian voters—just in time for the 2016 General Election in November.  

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Joanna Bogle: “People of Place: a Look at Catholics and Culture”

October 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Joanna Bogle by the Thames

The Center for Faith and Culture welcomes English Catholic journalist, writer and broadcaster Joanna Bogle to speak on the topic "People of Place: a Look at Catholics and Culture," a look at Catholicism and London—history, traditions, place-names.

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November 2016
Free

Siena Hall Dedication

November 7, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Siena Hall,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Siena Hall from below

Save the date for the official dedication of Siena Hall, the new residence hall for women at Aquinas College. After over a year of construction and a 39 year interlude between new construction, the day has finally arrived. Aquinas College invites all members of the community to attend this joyous event that will include a tour for benefactors and reception on the rooftop terrace. The date also coincides with the Feast of All Saints of the Order of Preachers, the…

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Father John Saward: “The Burning Bush: Being, Beauty, and the Restoration of Christendom”

November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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the Burning Bush photo by Fr Lawrence Lew OP

The Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College welcomes Father John Saward, English Catholic priest and a fellow of both Greyfriars and associate lecturer at Blackfriars at the University of Oxford, on the topic of "The Burning Bush: Being, Beauty, and the Restoration of Christendom."

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First Folio Talk: “Remembering Shakespeare or What He Hath Left Us” by Dr. Katherine Haynes

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Parthenon,
2500 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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first folio

In 1623, seven years after Shakespeare's death, the First Folio was assembled. This single volume is comprised of 36 plays and is usually housed at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.; however, in 2016 the Folger partnered with the American Library Association and the Cincinnati Museum Center to bring the First Folio to all fifty states. The First Folio visits Nashville's Parthenon in November, and Aquinas College Associate Professor of English, Dr. Katherine Haynes, will be commemorating its visit…

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February 2017
Free

Christopher Check: The Battle of Lepanto

February 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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

March 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Aquinas College, Room 103,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
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Thomas Aquinas angels eucharist bologna

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: An Evening with Gerard Manley Hopkins

March 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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 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 live reading will lend the poet's work vitality and authenticity.

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April 2017

3rd Annual Shakespeare Celebration

April 22, 2017
St. Cecilia Academy Lecture Hall,
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, 37205 United States
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Shakespeare Celebration header 2016

Save the date for the Aquinas College Center for Faith and Culture's 3rd annual Shakespeare Celebration.

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