Dr. Peter Kreeft, who is described as a witty and insightful communicator, is a convert to Catholicism, received his Artium Baccalaureatus from Calvin College in 1959, his Master of Arts degree in 1961 and his doctorate in 1965 from Fordham University. He is currently professor of philosophy at Boston College and at the King's College in New York City. Dr. Kreeft is the author of more than 59 books including A Shorter Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of Saint Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica, Christianity for Modern Pagans, and I Surf, Therefore I Am: A Philosophy of Surfing. Dr. Kreeft’s latest works include a novel titled An Ocean Full of Angels and a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and Islam entitled Between Allah and Jesus.
The Aquinas lecture is held each year, usually in the spring semester. A distinguished scholar is asked to give a lecture on some aspect of the Thomistic tradition. Previous speakers include Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Msgr. John Wippel and Cardinal Avery Dulles.
Speaker(s): Dr. Peter Kreeft
Date: January 27, 2011
Location: Jones Hall
Length: 77 mins