Lowell Lecture

Annual Candlemas Lecture: Sarah Coakley: "For Mine Eyes have Seen Thy Salvation": Spiritual Perception and the Works of Justice in Christian Tradition

Date & Time

Feb. 5, 2020 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Boston College - Gasson 100
140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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Sarah Coakley

Presenting Organization

Boston College




Chandler Shaw (shawcp@bc.edu, 8066745510)

Sarah Coakley is an Honorary Professor at St Andrews University and a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the Australian Catholic University. Her recent publications include a series of her 2012 lectures entitled Sacrifice Regained: Evolution, Cooperation and God (2019), and her research interests include a number of disciplines related to systematic theology, including the philosophy of science, the philosophy of religion, patristics, and feminist theory. She is the former Norris-Hulme Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and has also taught at Lancaster University, Oriel College, Oxford, and Harvard University. Coakley is currently writing the remaining volumes of her systematic theology, and editing her recent papers in philosophy of religion.

Presented by the Lowell Humanities Series and cosponsored by the Theology Department.