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7:30 PM | Dante's Augustinian and Thomistic World

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A lecture by Dr. Robert Royal (Faith & Reason Institute)

7:30 PM

About the Speaker:

Robert Royal is the founder and president of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington, D.C. and editor-in-chief of “The Catholic Thing” (, an online publication that appears daily and is translated into five foreign languages. He writes and speak on questions of ethics, culture, religion, and politics, has appeared frequently on EWTN as a special commentator on Church matters, various television and radio stations around the United States, and has lectured in fifteen foreign countries. Dr. Royal holds a B.A. and M.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the Catholic University of America. He has taught at Brown University, Rhode Island College, and The Catholic University of America. He received fellowships to study in Italy from the Renaissance Society of American (1977) and as a Fulbright scholar (1978). His most recent book is A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the 20th Century (Ignatius 2015).