Baptismal Theology and Practice in the Age of St. Thomas Aquinas - DSPT Annual Aquinas Lecture

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 7:30pm

Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P.
Professor of History, DSPT

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

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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.