26 September 2015 Start
26 September 2015 End
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Time
USA Ruane Center for the Humanities, Providence, RI 02908

e-mail.: RSVP to [email protected]

International Catacomb Society Public Symposium

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Public symposium of the International Catacomb Society and Providence College Faculty of Arts & Sciences. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Abbreviated program:

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.

RSVP to [email protected]