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Below is a listing of events held at the University of San Diego (USD) and the larger San Diego Community that are highlighted.

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Franciscan Vision Series
Franciscan School of Theology

Beauty, Abundance and Environmental Action:The Franciscan Vision of Giftedness
Mary Beth Ingham, CSJ
Professor of Philosophical Theology

Thursday September 18, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Lectures are free and open to the public
4050 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92057

To RSVP and for more information:
760-547-1800 ext. 224

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Ingham, CSJ comes to FST from Loyola Marymount University where she was chair of the Philosophy Department and Professor of Philosophy.
She received the President’s Fritz B. Burns Teaching Medal in 2000.
Dr. Ingham was President of the American Catholic Philosophical Society in 2009, and has served on the Franciscan Institute Summer faculty.
Dr. Ingham was part of the organizing committee for the “Quadruple Congress” in celebration of the 8th centenary of John Duns Scotus’ death in 2008, and she edited the first volume: Duns Scotus, Philosopher (with Oleg Bychkov).
Among her books are: Rejoicing in the Works of the Lord: Beauty in the Franciscan Tradition (Franciscan Institute 2010); La Vie de la Sagesse: Le Stoicisme au Moyen Age (Cerf 2009); The Harmony of Goodness: Mutuality and Moral Living According to John Duns Scotus (1996), Scotus for Dunces: An Introduction to the Subtle Doctor (2003), and with Dr. Mechthild Dreyer, The Philosophical Vision of John Duns Scotus (2004).

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Darwin and the God of Love

In "Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love” theologian Elizabeth Johnson CSJ embraces the task of showing how Christian theology can speak productively with Darwin’s theory of evolution.  This book begins with the question, “What is the theological meaning of the natural world of life?”
Johnson’s book is a sustained dialogue between science and theology and she notes that although each discipline answers different questions, both are bearers of important truth about the world. Her specific dialogue partners are Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species” and the Nicene Creed.
This course will take place on Thursdays, 1:30 -3:30 pm, September 11 – November 13   at The Spiritual Ministry Center, 4822 Del Mar Ave, San Diego CA 92107.
Contact Sr. Bunny Flick  to enroll: 619-224-9444 or
Cost $100 plus purchase of the book Ask the Beasts:Darwin and the God of Love by Elizabeth Johnson, Bloomsbury Publishing 2014.

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