January 26, 2015 STAFF/STU

The Word of God: Scriptural Interpretation before and after Vatican II

Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson, a frequent contributor to Commonweal magazine, is giving a lecture on the evolution of the interpretation of scripture through the lens of the Second Vatican Council. The event is taking place in Donahue Auditorium on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to all, and free copies of Commonweal will be available to those who are interested.

Dr. Johnson is the R.W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Two of his most recent books are “Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity” (Yale) and “Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church” (Eerdmans).

For more information, please email Dr. Ed Hahnenberg at ehahnenberg@jcu.edu. The event is being sponsored by The Jack and Mary Jane Breen Chair in Catholic Systematic Theology.

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