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Can Human Suffering Be Reconciled with God’s Existence?

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Walsh University Presents 39th Annual Philosophy/Theology Symposium
March 14 & 15 - The Disputed Question Series:
Can Human Suffering Be Reconciled with God’s Existence?

NORTH CANTON, OH (February 21, 2014) - The 39th Annual Philosophy/Theology Symposium, will be held at Walsh University on Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15, 2013, at the Birk Center for the Arts. All events are free and open to the public.

Friday, March 14
7:00 pm: Musical selections from Imaginary City and Where (we) Live as performed live by Sō Percussion. The music of Josh Quillen and Eric Beach of Sō Percussion has been described as “brilliant” and “consistently impressive” by the New York Times.

Saturday, March 15, 2014
9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Introduction and welcome
10:15 a.m. Keynote address: The Problem of Suffering: A Thomistic Approach presented by Professor Eleonore Stump, PhD., the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy, Saint Louis University.
11:00 a.m. Responding to Dr. Stump will be Dr. Laurence Bove, Provost and Academic Vice President, Walsh University. Question and discussion session follows.

Professor Eleonore Stump, Ph.D. has extensively published in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. She is the past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division. Stump is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her books include Aquinas (Routledge, 2003), and Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). Stump’s education includes B.A., Grinnell College (Classical Languages), M.A. Harvard (Biblical Studies, New Testament), M.A. Cornell University (Medieval Studies, Medieval Philosophy), and Ph.D. Cornell University(Medieval Studies, Medieval Philosophy).

Participants can receive credit in the Lifelong Learning Academy for each session attended. These programs are also eligible for teacher’s credit from either the Youngstown or Cleveland Diocese.

For more information contact Bradley Beach at 330.244.4732 or bbeach@walsh.edu.

Walsh University is an independent, co-educational Catholic liberal arts and sciences institution that promotes academic excellence and diversity and provides close faculty-student interaction. It is dedicated to teaching its more than 3,000 students from 15 states and 24 countries to become leaders in service to others through a values-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Contact

Walsh University
http://  OH, 44720 US
Kelly A Campbell - Director of University Relations,  330.490.7296

Keywords

Walsh University, Theology, suffering

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Spirituality

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