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Fr. Augustine Thompson, OP will examine new discoveries about the liturgical and social significance of baptism in the cities of thirteenth-century Italy. These developments will be compared with the development of the theology of baptism from the twelfth century to Thomas Aquinas in the late thirteenth.
Reception to follow.
Domincan School of Philosophy & Theology, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley
Watch online at www.dspt.edu/streaming
Fr. Augustine, O.P., has a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and holds the S.T.M. from the Dominican Order. He is the author of Francis of Assisi: A New Biography, Cities of God: The Religion of the Italian Communes, 1125–1325 and Revival Preachers and Politics: The Great Devotion of 1233.