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6:00 PM The Light of Christ

New York

First Things Editorial Offices 

35 East 21st St, Sixth Floor New York, NY, 10010

6:00 pm

An interview with Dr. R.R. Reno (First Things) and Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP (The Thomistic Institute) about Fr. White's new book The Light of Christ: An Introduction to Catholicism.

Co-sponsored by First Things magazine and the Thomistic Institute.

The event is free and open to the public, and will begin at 6:00 pm with a reception.

Speaker Bio:

Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP, is the Director of the Thomistic Institute at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington DC. Originally a native of southeastern Georgia, Fr. White studied at Brown University, where he converted to Catholicism. He did his doctoral studies at Oxford University, and is the author of The Light of Christ: An Introduction to Catholicism (The Catholic University of America Press), Wisdom in the Face of Modernity: A Thomistic Study in Natural Theology (Sapientia Press, 2009, second edition 2016), The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology (The Catholic University of America Press, 2015) and Exodus (Brazos Press, 2016). He is co-editor of the academic journal Nova et Vetera and in 2011 was appointed an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Interviewer Bio:


R.R. Reno is the Editor of First Things. He is the author of books including Fighting the Noonday Devil — and Other Essays Personal and Theological and Redemptive Change: Atonement and the Cure of the Soul. He is the author most recently of Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society. Before becoming editor of First Things, Dr. Reno taught at Creighton University.