October 11, 2023 ALL

Today: Tuohy Center Inaugural Lecture: Zen and the Spiritual Exercises -Dr. Ruben Habito

The Tuohy Center for Interreligious Understanding is hosting its inaugural event: Zen and the Spiritual Exercises on Thursday, October 12th at 7:00pm in the Jardine Room of the D.J. Lombardo Student Center.

About the event:
East meets West as Dr. Ruben Habito explores the relationship between Zen meditation and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola, revealing both differences and shared goals, and inviting contemporary seekers to see the spiritual richness that comes from bringing the two into a mutually illuminating dialogue.

Ruben L. F. Habito is Professor of World Religions and Spirituality, and Director of Spiritual Formation at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Dr. Habito served as a Jesuit in Japan for nearly 20 years, teaching philosophy and theology, and was authorized as a Zen Teacher in 1988. He is the author of Be Still and Know: Zen and the Bible (Orbis 2017), Zen and the Spiritual Exercises (Orbis 2013), Experiencing Buddhism: Ways of Wisdom and Compassion (Orbis 2006), among others.

Register for the event: https://gradadmission.jcu.edu/register/zen