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Peter Kreeft coming to Ottawa February 14, 2007

Posted by Ninja Clement in General.

Each year the Annual Weston Lecture is given by an invited speaker whose field of endeavour is pertinent to the Augustine College programme and of interest to a public audience. The lecture series is named after the Weston Foundation, whose generous grant makes it possible for Augustine College to sponsor the lecture. Augustine College presents a series of lectures by renowned author and educator Dr. Peter Kreeft on March 30 – April 1, 2007.Renowned author and educator Dr. Peter Kreeft teaches philosophy at Boston College and is the author of some fifty books, including The Philosophy of Jesus [2007], The Sea Within: Waves and the Meaning of All Things [2006], How to Win the Culture War [2002], A Refutation of Moral Relativism [1999], Ecumenical Jihad: Ecumenism and the Culture War [1996], Christianity for Modern Pagans [1993], Yes or No? Straight Answers to Tough Questions about Christianity [1991], Fundamentals of the Faith [1988], Making Sense Out of Suffering [1988], Back to Virtue: Traditional Moral Wisdom for Modern Moral Confusion [1986], The Unaborted Socrates: Socrates Debates Abortion [1983], and Between Heaven and Hell [1983]

Friday, March 30, 2007

19:30 The Purpose of Life in Judaism, Christianity, and IslamThe Augustine College Weston Lecture
St. Paul University Auditorium, 223 Main St., Ottawa. Free parking is available on-site. Free-will offering

Saturday, March 31, 2007

Day Conference | The Purpose of EducationCo-sponsored by Augustine College and St. Timothy’s Classical Academy www.st-timothys.ca. Ottawa University Health Sciences Centre, Roger Guindon room 2005 (beside CHEO), Smyth Rd., Ottawa. Charitable donations to Augustine College are gratefully accepted.·         BUS | take the #16 or the #85·         LUNCH | bring your own or eat at the adjoining Rehab Centre to the east (it has a main-floor café and an upstairs cafeteria) or at the General Campus to the east (café and cafeteria both on the main floor) or at CHEO to the west (second-floor café)·         PARKING | $3.50 per half hour or $13 for the day.
10:00 Lecture I: The Idea of Christian Education
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Lecture II: Faith Seeking Understanding
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Lecture III: Surviving University Education
15:00-15:30 Discussion
Evening Lecture | The Church
19:30 Lecture: The Passion, Death, and Resurrection of … the ChurchOrganized by and hosted at St. Patrick’s Basilica, 281 Nepean (at Kent). Street parking is available, 613 233-1125, Free-will offering

Sunday, April 1, 2007

A.M. TBA13:30 What Difference Does Jesus Make?Organized and hosted by St. Patrick’s Basilica
281 Nepean at Kent. Street parking is available. 613 233-1125. Free-will offering
Selected works by Dr. Kreeft will be sold at each event.

 **  We are most grateful to the Weston Foundation for making it possible for Augustine College to sponsor Peter Kreeft to Ottawa **



1. Anne Prado - July 13, 2008


My husband and I wonder whether there might be any like-minded parish community or group of parents out there in the Ottawa area wishing to start a Classical Christian School here, very soon. Yes, we know about Maryvale Academy and St. Timothy’s Classical Academy, but both of these schools have turned down our children for enrollment because they have a combination of learning disabilities and/or Asperger Syndrome. By adding Direct Instructiuon/Precision Teaching methods to a classical curriculum, these problems could be taken care of. Any interest that you know of?

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