New York City
“Music and Early Lutheranism”
with David S. Yeago
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 122 E. 88th Street
October 30, 2:30 p.m. lecture, followed by a reception and festival concert.
Dr. David S. Yeago of North American Lutheran Seminary will give a lecture on music in early Lutheranism in celebration of Reformation Sunday. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Following the reception, at 4:15 p.m. the Immanuel Choir and ARTEK will perform a collection of early Lutheran music by Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, and Martin Luther.
“The Prologue of St. John’s Gospel: Reason and Interpretation in Catholic Thought”
with Khaled Anatolios, Bond Taylor Coolman, and Bruce Marshall
NYU Catholic Center, 238 Thompson Street
Saturday, November 5, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Professors Khaled Anatolios, Bond Taylor Coolman, and Bruce Marshall will use the prologue of St. John's Gospel as the springboard for a discussion of biblical hermeneutics and the role of reason in theology.
Finding Meaning as Men and Women
with Marc Barnes
Connolly's Pub, 121 West 45th Street
Monday, October 31, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Popular Catholic blogger Marc Barnes will join Manhattan's Theology on Tap group to talk about age-old questions of purpose and meaning, especially as related to gender. Barnes brings his trademark whimsy and wit to topics increasingly fraught with confusion in our modern world.
The Thomistic Institute
on Campus Lecture Series
The Thomistic Institute at the Dominican House of Studies is continuing its new series of on-campus lectures. These lectures cover topics ranging from the significance of evolution for Christian faith to the theology underlying the Sacrifice of the Mass. The schools hosting these talks include Yale, Harvard, Duke, Brown, NYU, MIT, and the University of Virginia. Check their list of upcoming events to see if one is happening near you.