Upcoming Events at Aquinas Institute at Blackfriars Oxford

The Aquinas Institue at Blackfriars Hall at Oxford University has several interesting events coming up.  Below is a listing: 

The Blackfriars Aquinas Seminar

Feb 16 Thomas Joseph White, OP, “Monotheistic Rationality and Divine Names: Why Aquinas’s Analogy Theory Transcends both Theoretical Agnosticism and Conceptual Anthropomorphism”

Feb 23 Conor Cunningham, “Modernity: The End of Culture and Nature in the Light of Evolution”

March 2 Rudi te Velde “God and Prayer in the Culture of Modernity: A Thomistic Approach”

*Each of the above talks is scheduled to begin at 4:30 pm.


Aquinas Colloquium - Participation and Analogy

March 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Janet Martin Soskice, “Naming God in Philo, Augustine and Aquinas”

David Burrell, “Desire and the Semantics of God-talk: Beyond a Negative/Oositive Polarity in Analogical Language”

Rudi te Velde, “Questions on Analogy/Analogia Entis”

Stephen Mulhall, “What is Grammatical about Grammatical Thomism?”


Aquinas and the Arabs II

March 5, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

David Burrell, “Aquinas and Islamic Philosophers”

Charles Burnett, “Thomas’s Use of the Term ‘Continuatio’ and Its Arabic Origins”


Further information on all of the above events is available at the Aquinas Institute website.