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2022 Thomas J. and Mary H. Loftus Lecture on Catholic Thought and Action presents Living Laudato Si': The Climate Crisis and the Cosmic Common Good

Published: 11/15/2022

Daniel P. Scheid, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Theology at Duquesne University

Daniel P. Scheid, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Theology at Duquesne University

Gannon University’s 2022 Thomas J. and Mary H. Loftus Lecture on Catholic Thought and Action brings Daniel P. Scheid, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Theology at Duquesne University and director of Undergraduate Studies to campus on Thursday, November 17.

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Living Laudato Si': The Climate Crisis and the Cosmic Common Good

WHEN: 7 P.M., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022
WHERE: Yehl Alumni Room
RSVP: www.gannon.edu/loftus 

Scheid received his M.A. in Systematic Theology from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and his Ph.D. in Theological Ethics from Boston College. He has published numerous articles and frequently presents on comparative theology and ecological ethics across the country. 

Scheid’s book, The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics, sees humans as an intimate part of the greater whole of the cosmos, emphasizes the simultaneous instrumental and intrinsic value of nature, and affirms the integral connection between religious practice and the pursuit of the common good. 

Scheid’s current projects include Love Reconciles All Things: Trauma, Hope, and Reconciliation in Harry Potter, a contribution to the forth-coming volume Theological World of Harry Potter, and Cosmic Belonging: Ecological Ethics and Theologies of Creation in Thomas Aquinas and Vedanta Desika through Fordham University Press.

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