Baylor Honor’s College Welcomes Brian E. Daley, S.J., to Wilken Colloquium

Feb. 25, 2015
Brian E. DaleyBrian E. Daley, photo courtesy of the University Notre Dame.

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WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – Baylor University’s Honors College and the Paradosis Center for Theology and Scripture at John Brown University will welcome Brian E. Daley, Ph.D., S.J., endowed professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, to the annual Wilken Colloquium.

Daley’s lecture, “Exploring Patristic Eschatology,” will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Foyer of Meditation in Armstrong Browning Library.

The Wilken Colloquium is a forum designed to produce conversation between Catholic and Evangelical Scholars, as well as encourage the collegial sharing of wisdom inspired by the work of Robert Louis Wilken, a Distinguished Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

Daley received his Ph.D. from Oxford University. He specializes in historical theology, particularly the study of the early church and development of Christian doctrine. In 2012, he received the Ratzinger Prize in Theology, which was awarded to him by the Pope. He formerly served as the president of the North American Patristic Society and is the editor of the journal “Traditio.” He has been a trustee for Le Moyne College, Boston College, Georgetown University and Fordham University. Currently, he is the executive secretary of the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Consultation in North America.

Armstrong Browning Library is located at 710 Speight Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Honors College at 254-710-1523.

by Ashton Brown, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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