Providence College: International Catacomb Society Symposium


Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:30am to 2:00pm


Ruane Center for the Humanities Providence College, Providence, RI

It is our pleasure to share with you the announcement of a public symposium of the International Catacomb Society and Providence College Faculty of Arts & Sciences on Saturday, September 26, in cooperation with the Center for Catholic & Dominican Studies and the Jewish-Catholic Theological Exchange:

 International Catacomb Society Public Symposium (abbreviated program)

Free and Open to the Public (RSVP to:

Session 1 (introduction: Annewies van den Hoek, Harvard University)

Arthur Urbano (Providence College): "Wisdom Made Visible: Iconography and the Fashioning of Philosophical Culture in Late Antiquity"

Nicola Denzey Lewis (Brown University & Princeton University): "Catacomb Religion: Uncovering Ordinary Christianity in the Centuries Before and After Constantine"

Session 2 (introduction: Robin Jensen, Notre Dame University)

John R. Levison (Southern Methodist University): "The Historical Roots of Early Christian Pneumatology"

Lee M. Jefferson and Thomas McCollough (Centre College): "The Christian Veneration Complex at Khirbet Qana"

Reception (all are invited)

ICS Board of Directors meeting at 2 p.m.


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