Contemporary Contexts of Compassion Speaker Series

 Contemporary Contexts of Compassion:  Journey to the Heart of Compassion 

In this semi-annual series we invite contemporary theologians, writers, poets, and spiritual guides to break open the meaning of the Gospel call to compassion in our time.
Presenters have included theologian Doris Donnelly,  activist and author Helen Prejean, CSJ, Nancy Sylvester, IHM, creator of “Circles of Impasse”, Michael Morwood, retreat leader, spiritual director, theologian and prolific author, , Edwina Gateley, author, theologian, and modern-day mystic, Diarmuid O’Murchu, Diana Hayes, theologian, Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director of Network and co-founder of Nuns on the Bus, Ilia Delio, OSF, John Haughey,SJ, Margaret Silf, and most recently Elizabeth Dreyer

This series is intended for a broad audience inclusive of a range of ages and faith traditions and has been made possible in part by an anonymous donor.


                               John Haught, PhD

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October 14, 2017
9 am – noon

Faith and Compassion:  An Evolutionary Perspective

Compassionate biologists sometimes condemn nature for the enormous amount of innocent suffering that has taken place in the long evolutionary story of life on planet Earth. So what sense, if any, can biblical faith in the Divine Compassion possibly make after Darwin?

         Berman Theater, Manhattanville College
              Suggested donation: $20.00      



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Paula D’Arcy

9 am – noon

Berman Theater, Manhattanville College



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