Evening Conversations about Topics That Matter

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In the Medieval university, collationes (“gatherings” or “conferences”) were conversations often held in the evenings in the presence of a small group of students and teachers. More informal than disputations and often somewhat experimental, they were unique places to engage the thought of the teacher.

This practice is the inspiration for this series of evening conversations, which will cover a variety of topics both theological and philosophical. I invite you to go deep on questions of ultimate importance, but in an informal setting that allows you access to add your own comments and questions.

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