Wednesday
Oct012008

Is It Possible to Live This Way?

An Unusual Approach to Christian Existence

A discussion on the teachings of Msgr. Luigi GIUSSANI

The book Is It Possible to Live This Way? addresses important issues on the state of the Western world, offering a significant contribution to the discussion on the relationship between faith and reason, along with science and religion. There has been a strong trend in our culture to identify reason with the methods of the natural sciences, and to dismiss all other forms of knowledge as necessarily non-objective and irrational. This tendency to diminish the scope and depth of human reason has been one of the main concerns of Pope Benedict XVI, who has repeatedly called for a "broadening of reason," pointing out that even science builds on philosophical foundations that it does not give itself.

About this Event

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Time: 8:00pm
Location: The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
3900 Harewood Rd., NE, Washington, DC 20017 Metro: Red Line - Brookland/CUA Station

About the Speakers

Arch. Pietro Sambi
Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the U.S.

Lorenzo Albacete
Theologian, Author, Columnist

Roger Scruton
Writer and philosopher, Research Professor at Institute for the Psychological Sciences

Invitation

Download the Invitation here

Transcript

Read Scruton speech

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