Andrew Pierce on John Henry Newman’s Idea of a University, Tues 1st Feb in Carlow

A Public Lecture

Organised by the Theology Cluster, Carlow College

The Legacy of Vision:

John Henry Newman’s

Idea of a University


Dr Andrew Pierce

Tuesday, 01 February, 2011

1.45 p.m.

Cobden Hall, Carlow College, Carlow

Dr Andrew Pierce is Lecturer in Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin.  His research interests centre on the connections between theological modernism and religious anti-modernism. A frequent commentator on ecumenical affairs, his recent publications include chapters in Karl Rahner:  Theologian for the Twenty-First Century (Padraic Conway and Fainche Ryan, Eds; 2010) and George Tyrrell and Catholic Modernism (Oliver P Rafferty, SJ, Ed; 2010), as well as articles in The Furrow, Search, Doctrine & Life, Milltown Studies, Concilium, One in Christ and Oekumenische Rundschau.  In 2008-09, Dr Pierce was a Government of Ireland Senior Research Fellow, and spent part of this time as a Visiting Fellow at the International Centre for Newman Studies at UCD, where he delivered the 2009 Newman Lecture.  He serves as a member of the International Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) and is presently the President of Societas Oecumenica, the European Association for Ecumenical Research.

All Are Welcome