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Hope Explored at the Annual Newman Lecture Series

8/20/2013 - 10:45 AM PST

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ARLINGTON, VA (August 19, 2013) - Now in its 13th year, the annual IPS Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman Lecture Series presents an interdisciplinary conversation about the profound difference Christian hope makes in the lives of individuals.

Titled "Hope: A Bridge Beyond," the 6-part series features esteemed speakers from the fields of psychology, psychiatry, philosophy, theology, and business.

Whether examining its physical, spiritual or emotional benefits, each lecture explores a unique facet of the virtue of hope.

Located across the street from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington, VA, the lectures are free but reservations are required.

The following is a complete listing of the 2013-2014 lecture series:

Hope in Groups: Insights from Group Psychotherapy and Aging
September 19, 2013
Philip Scrofani, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist at IPS, Arlington 

The Role of Hope in the Health of the Body and Soul
November 14, 2013
Aaron Kheriaty, M.D., Psychiatrist and Director of Residency Training and Medical Education in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine 

Looking for Happiness: Hope in the Christian Life
January 16, 2014
Gabriel O'Donnell, O.P., S.Th.D., Professor of Theology and Dean Emeritus at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C.

The Secret to Happiness: Hope and Free Enterprise
February 13, 2014
Arthur Brooks, Ph.D., President of the American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.   

Hope and the Happy Ending
March 13, 2014
John Bartunek, L.C., S.Th.D., Doctor in Moral Theology

The Phenomena of Hope: Philosophical Reflections on Developmental Psychology and Catholic Social Teaching
April 10, 2014
Graham McAleer, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at University of Loyola, Baltimore
For more information or to make reservations, visit or contact Nancy Flynn at, or 703.416.1441 ext. 127. 

More About IPS
Founded in 1999, the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS), is the first and only graduate school of psychology integrating the authentic Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and the family with the best in psychological practice.

IPS offers master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology and a master's degree in general psychology. In addition, IPS now offers online certificate and continuing education (CE) programs.


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