Tuesday, May 13, 2014
A Poor Church and a Church for the Poor: Saint Francis of Assisi and Christian Poverty in the 21st Century.
Saint John’s School of Theology·Seminary Theology Day. Join professor Shawn Colberg, Ph.D. as he explores and discusses the concept of Christian poverty through the biblical notion of poverty in Jesus' sermons and the apostolic lifestyle found in scripture, images and writings from Francis of Assisi, and review of recent statements by Pope Francis. Colberg is Assistant Professor of Theology for Saint John's School of Theology·Seminary and College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University. He received his doctorate in the History of Christianity from the University of Notre dame in 2008 and has several publications. May 13, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saint Frances Cabrini Church, 1500 Franklin Ave. SE, Minneapolis. Free event. Registration is required: www.csbsju.edu/sot, 320-363-3570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.