Historical theologian to discuss 'If God is One, How can He be Three?' in Oct. 16 lecture

Historical theologian to discuss ‘If God is One, How can He be Three?’ in Oct. 16 lecture

Father Thomas Weinandy, the executive director for the Secretariat for Doctrine and Pastoral Practices at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will discuss “If God is One, How can He be Three?” in a 7:30 p.m. lecture Monday, Oct. 16, in 3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall, on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

Father Thomas Weinandy

The lecture, sponsored by the university’s Center for Catholic Studies, is free and open to the public.

Weinandy is a Capuchian-Franciscan priest who was ordained in 1972 and who received a doctorate in historical theology from King’s College, University of London, in 1975.

He was the warden of Greyfriars Hall, Oxford, and was a tutor and lecturer in history and doctrine at the University of Oxford from 1991 to 2004. He also has taught at a number of U. S. colleges and universities, including Mount St. Mary’s in Maryland and The Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.

Weinandy has written or edited 17 books, including The Father’s Spirit of Sonship: Reconceiving the Trinity. His newest book, Athanasius: A Theological Introduction, is being published this year.

He also has written for a number of theological journals, including Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, which is published by the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas.

For more information about Weinandy’s talk, call the St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies, (651) 962-5700.