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A Carnal Love of Concepts or a Work of Mercy? The Intellectual Life and the Dominican Vocation

Apr 28 2011 7pm
Social Sciences, Room 122
1126 E 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Gilles Emery, OP

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

co-sponsored by the Committee on Social Thought and the Program in Medieval Studies

In the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), study has a central place as it is an integral part of the religious life itself. What is the aim of studying theology and other sciences within a Christian vocation?

Gilles Emery, OP, was born and grew up in the Swiss Alps. He is Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His publications include La Trinité créatrice; Trinity in Aquinas; Trinity, Church, and the Human Person: Thomistic Essays; The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas; and The Trinity: An Introduction to Catholic Doctrine on the Triune God, forthcoming June 2011.