St. Thomas More Society

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Prof. Michael P. Foley: The Catholic Contribution to Western Law

  • 07 May 2009
  • 12:00 PM - 12:59 PM
  • Belo Mansion, Downtown Dallas

Speaker - Michael P. Foley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Patristics, Great Texts Program,

Baylor University.  Prof. Foley holds a doctorate in Systematic Theology with a minor in Ethics from Boston College.  His area of specialization is the political, philosophical, and theological thought of St. Augustine of Hippo.  Prof. Foley knows Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, and is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and of the North American Patristics Society.  In addition to numerous scholarly articles, he is co-editor of Gladly to Learn and Gladly to Teach: Essays on Religion and Political Philosophy in Honor of Ernest L. Fortin.  Prof. Foley is the author of the books Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday: The Catholic Origin to Just About Everything and Wedding Rites: The Complete Guide to Traditional Vows, Music, Ceremonies, Blessings, and Interfaith Services.  Copies of his books will be available for sale at our monthly meeting.


Topic  - Catholic Contribution to Western Law, and Vice Versa

The St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas is open to Catholic attorneys and others interested in the intersection of faith and law.  Its purpose is to encourage Catholic lawyers within the diocese of Dallas to live a Christian vocation by sanctifying their daily work.  The St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas is a Non-Profit Corporation and tax exempt under IRS 501(c)(3).

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