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Mixing or Not Mixing Politics and Religion Topic of Lecture at Creighton

Mixing or Not Mixing Politics and Religion Topic of Lecture at Creighton

“Faithful Citizenship: How to Mix Religion and Politics (and How Not To)” is the topic of a lecture by Thomas Massaro, S.J., at 7:30 p.m., Thursday Sept. 28, on the Mainstage of Creighton’s Lied Education Center for the Arts. This event is sponsored by the Graff Chair in Catholic Theology and is free and open to the public.

Massaro, a Jesuit priest of the New England Province, is an associate professor of moral theology at Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass. He holds a doctorate in Christian social ethics from Emory University and other degrees in philosophy, theology, economics and political science.

The author of four books, Massaro writes and lectures frequently on topics of social justice, both in scholarly forums and for general audiences.

His publications include Catholic Social Teaching and United States Welfare Reform, from The Liturgical Press (1998); Living Justice: Catholic Social Teaching in Action, from Sheed and Ward (2000); Catholic Perspectives on Peace and War, from Sheed and Ward (2003), co-authored with Thomas A. Shannon; and, as co-editor, American Catholic Social Teaching, published by The Liturgical Press (2002).

For more information contact Gail Risch, (402) 280-2908.

Posted: 9/14/06