Edith Stein Lecture Series Continues at IU
Immaculata University proudly presents its annual Edith Stein Lecture Series on Wednesday, October 7, at 7:00 p.m., in the Great Hall. This year’s theme is The Beauty of Faith: Christian Art at the Service of the New Evangelization with guest speaker Jem Sullivan, Ph.D.
Dr. Sullivan is director of Research at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC. For over a decade, she served as professor in the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., teaching graduate courses on Christian Art and Evangelization, Catholic Education, and the documents of the Second Vatican Council. She holds a doctorate from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, a Master of Arts in Theology, and an undergraduate degree with a double major in Theology and Philosophy.
As a widely published author who writes for a variety of Catholic publications with a focus on sacred art and the new evangelization, Dr. Sullivan is a regular contributor of art essays on masterpieces of Christian art in the liturgical resource Magnificat. She is also the author of three books, published by Our Sunday Visitor, namely Study Guide to the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, The Beauty of Faith: Christian Art and the New Evangelization, and her most recent work Opening the Door of Faith: A Study Guide on the New Evangelization. She has appeared as a guest on ETWN to discuss her publications on sacred art and evangelization, and as a guest speaker on radio programs around the country.
The Edith Stein Lecture Series is an annual event in the spirit of Edith Stein, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, OCD, celebrating the dialogue between faith and reason. The event, sponsored by the Philosophy and Theology departments of Immaculata University, is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is recommended. Please RSVP to 484-323-3438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.