Saturday November 21st 2015 (10.30 –4pm)
‘We must rethink the human condition’.
(Samuel Beckett, Saint-Lô , 1944)
This symposium will explore the extraordinary embeddedness of violence in the human story from interdisciplinary perspectives.
Dr Roisin Blunnie (Musicologist, Dublin City University), Dr Michael Kirwan, Heythrop College (theologian), Dr Con Casey, Trinity College (theologian), James Harpur (poet) , Gillian Wylie (Political theorist)
Venue: ISE/Loyola Institute Building, Trinity College Dublin.
10.30 – 4pm
20 euro, Light lunch included
The Paul Lennon Lecture
The Legacy of Teresa of Avila
and John of the Cross
7.30 pm Wednesday November 25th
Professor Gillian T. W. Ahlgren
“This fire of love in you enkindles the souls of others, and
with every other virtue you will be always awakening them…”
(Teresa of Avila, Interior Castle VII:4:14)
Gillian T. W. Ahlgren is Professor of Theology at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Founding Director of the Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice. She is the author of five books, including Teresa of Avila and the Politics of Sanctity and Entering Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle: A Reader’s Companion. Her most recent book, Enkindling Love: The Legacy of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, is due out from Fortress Press in Spring 2016.
Venue: ISE/Loyola Institute Building, Trinity College Dublin