Dr. John Bequette, Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of Saint Francis, will deliver a lecture titled "Christians, Jews and the Holocaust: Coming to Terms with a Troubling Past," on Thursday, December 3 at 7 p.m. in the North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street.
Among other issues, Dr. Bequette will examine such questions as: How did the Holocaust happen in a "Christian" country? How do Jews and Christians theologically understand the Holocaust?
This free public lecture is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Theology and the School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Saint Francis. Light refreshments will be served.
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890, is a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offering undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 2,100 students from a broad geographic region.