Bernard McGinn, considered one of the leading authorities on Catholic historical theology, will present the Candlemas Lecture, “Poetry, Prose and the Bible in John of the Cross,” on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 101. McGinn is Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. He is the author of a biography of Thomas Aquinas and the forthcoming Mysticism in the Reformation (1500-1650), volume six in his seven-volume series on the history of Christian mysticism in the West, titled The Presence of God. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.
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