​Augustine: Theological and Philosophical Conversations: Conference in Honor of Professor David Tracy

Augustine: Theological and Philosophical Conversations

A Conference Honoring David Tracy
Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies, the Divinity School, the University of Chicago

May 4-6, 2008
University of Chicago Divinity School
Swift Hall
1025 East 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60637


The conference structure will be chronological, with sessions proceeding from late antiquity through the medieval and early modern periods to the present. But, throughout, it aims to establish a series of conversations between the Augustinian tradition, broadly conceived, and contemporary scholarship in theology, philosophy, and cultural history.May 4-6, 2008, the University of Chicago will hold a conference celebrating the theological scholarship of David Tracy and discussing central issues in his current research. In consultation with Professor Tracy, the Divinity School has organized the conference to explore the significance of Augustine of Hippo for interpreting our contemporary theological, philosophical, and cultural circumstances. Professor Tracy is scheduled to present one of the papers himself, at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 4.

The conference is free and open to public; no registration is required. For more information, or for assistance with special needs, please contact the Divinity School at 773-702-8200.