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7:30 PM How True is the Bible? Reading the Bible Intelligently and Faithfully

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Corpus Christi Church 

529 W 121st St, New York, NY 10027

7:30 pm

A lecture by Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ (Fordham University)

This event is co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Columbia Catholic Ministry.

It is free and open to the public.

Lecture Description:

This lecture will cover (1) the four senses of Scripture, including the Catholic understanding of the literal sense (level of meaning), (2) Benedict XVI's view of "canonical exegesis,"  and (3) the superiority of a hermeneutics of continuity to a hermeneutics of rupture.

Speaker Bio:

Rev. Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., is a member of the Philosophy Department at Fordham University, where he has taught since his ordination as a Catholic priest in 1992. At Fordham he also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Philosophical Quarterly and as Master of Queen’s Court Residential College for Freshmen. He has produced videotaped lecture-courses on “Aristotle’s Ethics,” on “Natural Law and Human Nature,” and on “Biblical Wisdom Literature” for The Teaching Company, and most recently one on “St John Paul II’s Veritatis Splendor” for the International Catholic University. In addition to publishing various articles and book chapters, he has authored a monograph entitled An Introduction to Medieval Philosophy: Basic Concepts (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009). 

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