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Eucharist, modern society, topic of lecture for Australian scholar Moloney

Francis MoloneyInternationally renowned scholar and speaker, the Rev. Francis Moloney, SDB, will deliver his lecture, “The Word of God, Jesus Christ and the Eucharist: Christian Hope in a Secular World” on Oct. 31 at Creighton University, at 4 p.m. in Skutt Student Center Room 104. The lecture, sponsored by the Kripke Center and the Center for Catholic Thought, will focus on the biblical basis of the Eucharist and its implications in the contemporary world. It is free and open to the public.

Fr. Moloney is a professorial fellow in the faculty of Theology and Philosophy at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. His research interests include biblical and Christian studies, the Gospel of John, the Gospel of Mark and New Testament Theology.

He has taught scripture at universities around the world, including Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, École Biblique in Jerusalem and the Catholic University of America in Washington DC. Moloney has published more than 50 books as well as many scholarly articles.

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university bridging health, law, business and the arts and sciences for a more just world.