USF hosting free public lecture
Feb. 13, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The Department of Philosophy and Theology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Saint will offer a free public lecture, “Christians, Jews and ‘Nostra Aetatae’” on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. in the North Campus auditorium.
Dr. John Bequette, associate professor of theology, will discuss the history of the theological status of Jews in Christianity. He will pay particular attention to the changes that took place at the second Vatican Council as expressed in the document “Nostra Aetatae,” and will also explore subsequent developments in the theology of Blessed John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.
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