Theology Lecture Series: The Poetry of George Herbert: A Reading
Wednesday, November 19th
(On The Quad)
George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was a Welsh-born English poet, orator, and Anglican priest. Herbert's poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognized as "a pivotal figure: enormously popular, deeply and broadly influential, and arguably the most skillful and important British devotional lyricist.
Film Screening/Discussion: Tokimane
Presented by John O'Keefe, Ph.D., Professor of Theology at Creighton University
Monday, November 17, 2014
McGuire Hall West
Tokimane is a short documentary film about a trip that a team from Creighton University took to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in January, 2013. The film profiles the Catholic diocese of Tshumbe and the efforts of some remarkable people to rebuild after catastrophic war. Among those profiled are Nicolas Djomo, the charismatic bishop of the diocese, a religious woman trying to build a new university and a young woman doctor who cares for the sick in the midst of extreme poverty.
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Catholic Studies Mass & Dinner
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