Gannon University Hosts Annual Loftus Lecture

Lisa Sowle Cahill, Ph.D., Donald Monan S.J. Professor at Boston College

Lisa Sowle Cahill, Ph.D., Donald Monan S.J. Professor at Boston College

Gannon University hosts its annual Loftus Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Campus Center, 124 W. Seventh St.  

This year’s lecture, “From Just War to Peacebuilding: Lessons for U.S. Racial Justice,” will be presented by Lisa Sowle Cahill, Ph.D., professor at Boston College. Cahill will share her experiences and discuss thoughts around racial justice in the United States during the presentation. 

Cahill earned her Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Santa Clara University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. She is the former president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

Cahill’s publications include Blessed are the Peacemakers: Pacifism, Just War, and Peacebuilding (Fortress Press, 2019); A Theology and Praxis of Gender Equality 

(Bangalore; Dharmaram Publications, 2019); Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2013); and Theological Bioethics: Participation, Justice and Change (Georgetown, 2005).  

The Loftus Lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged, click here.
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