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Imbesi Fellow

The Patricia H. Imbesi Fellow Public Lecture

April 20, 2017 - Driscoll 134 - 4:30 PM

Erika Kidd
The Patricia H. Imbesi St. Augustine Fellow 
Villanova University 

Parting Words: Augustine on Language and Loss

Can you love a God who lets you lose what you love? Saint Augustine's confessions of vulnerability to created beauties—and the difficulty of wholeheartedly aligning his affections with God’s own—are never more poignant than when reflecting on the deaths of those he loves. Dr. Kidd, Patricia H. Imbesi Augustine Fellow, will open up three moments in Augustine’s writings where he most searchingly and movingly engages with the question: “What kind of God weaves beauty and fragility together so closely?” 

PMR 2017

PMR 2017

October 13, 14, 15, 2017

A Sacrifice of Praise:  Liturgy, Prayer, and Hymnody at the Center of Faith and Life


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