The Early Modern Roots of Newman’s Religious World
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John Henry Newman’s life spanned nearly the entire nineteenth century, and his influence extended into the twentieth century and beyond. Yet, Newman studies stands to benefit from a greater analysis of the religious world in which Newman operated and what gave rise to that world. The Spring Symposium will therefore seek to shed light on the broader ecclesial and intellectual context that was formative for Newman's own time period, life, and work. What does a more thorough exploration of Tridentine reform, Early Modern Scholasticism, and the Enlightenment reveal about a figure like Newman operating within Anglicanism and Catholicism in the nineteenth century?
Time (Eastern Time, UTC −05)
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2023
Welcome and Introduction: Chris Cimorelli, 6:45 PM EST
Lecture: Shaun Blanchard, 7:00-7:45 PM EST
Lecture: Elissa Cutter and Q&A, 8:00-8:45 PM EST
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2023
Keynote: Trent Pomplun and Q&A, 9:30-10:30 AM EST
Lecture: Geertjan Zuijdwegt, 10:45-11:30 AM EST
Roundtable Discussion and Closing Remarks, 11:45 AM-12:15 PM EST
Attend in Person or via Zoom Internet
- Attend in person at the Gailliot Center for Newman Studies, 211 N. Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
- Or attend via Zoom Internet from anywhere in the world. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the event. For security reasons, all participants will be required to login using the exact name they used during registration.