Date: Tuesday 9 April 2013.

Venue: First Divinity Hall, Loftus Building, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

Time: 7.30pm

Speaker: Dr Morwenna Ludlow, University of Exeter.

Title: ‘Useful and beautiful: towards a new framework for understanding early
Christian literature’

Dr Morwenna Ludlow teaches and researches
in the field of Patristics in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exeter. She
specializes in the work of the fourth-century Cappadocian theologian, Gregory
of Nyssa, and in her monograph, Universal
(Oxford, 2000), she compares Gregory’s thinking on eschatology with the
thought of twentieth-century theologian, Karl Rahner. Dr Ludlow has continued
to examine the modern reception of writings of the Church Fathers in more
recent work, including Gregory of Nyssa –
Ancient and (Post-) Modern
(Oxford, 2007) and (with Scott Douglass), Reading the Church Fathers (Continuum,

For further information please contact:

Prof. Salvador Ryan, Faculty of Theology,
St Patrick’s College, Maynooth