Candlemas Lecture with David Tracy

Internationally respected theologian David Tracy will give the Lowell Humanities Series’ Candlemas Lecture on February 3 at 7 p.m. on the topic of his upcoming book on God, based on his Gifford Lectures, “This Side of God.” His webinar presentation will be followed by a moderated discussion and audience Q&A. Fr. Tracy is the Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is also a member of the university’s John U. Nef Committee of Social Thought. His publications include The Analogical Imagination: Christian Theology and the Culture of Pluralism and On Naming the Present: Reflections on God, Hermeneutics, and Church. A two-volume collection of his essays from the 1980s to 2018 was published recently, titled Fragments: The Existential Situation of Our Time and Filaments: Theological Profiles. The BC event is co-sponsored by the Theology Department. Registration can be found at

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