November 13, 2012
Tobias Winright

Bellarmine Lecture

Event Details: 7:00 p.m., November 29, Busch Student Center, St. Louis Room, 20 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis Room (Room 300), Third Floor, St. Louis, MO, 63103-2051
Linda Hogan, Ph.D.
Linda Hogan, Ph.D. Submitted image

The Department of Theological Studies will host the annual Bellarmine Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Saint Louis Room in Busch Student Center. This lecture, supported by the Jesuit Marchetti Endowment at Saint Louis University, is free and open to the public.

This year's speaker is Linda Hogan, Ph.D., theological ethicist at Trinity College Dublin in the Irish School of Ecumenics and Peace Studies. She will present "Overcoming the Logic of Violence: A Christian Perspective." This lecture will focus on the challenges for churches internationally in promoting nonviolence through reconciliation, with attention given to work on reconciliation in Northern Ireland for illustrative purposes.

Hogan is vice provost and chief academic officer at Trinity College Dublin, where she also holds the chair in ecumenics. Previously, she held the post of lecturer in gender, ethics and religion in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. She is a theological ethicist with research and teaching interests in the field of social and political ethics.

She has published widely on the ethics of human rights, on intercultural ethics and on the ethics of gender. She has degrees from the Pontifical University Maynooth and from Trinity College, Dublin, where she gained her doctorate.

For more information, contact Tobias Winright, Ph.D., associate professor of Theological Ethics and director of the Manresa Program in Catholic, Jesuit Studies, at 314-977-2888 or

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