Theology Professor Dr. Marshner to Deliver Talk in Alexandria, Va.

May 11, 2011

marshnerChristendom College Theology Professor Dr. William Marshner will give a talk entitled, On Combating Atheism, to young adults on May 16 at 7 p.m. in Alexandria, Va.   Part of the Arlington Diocese's Theology on Tap series, the talk will be held at Pat Troys Restaurant & Pub.

Marshner, an eminent Thomistic theologian and ethicist, is a founding professor at Christendom College. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College majoring in Greek. While pursuing a degree at the Yale graduate school, he studied Hebrew, Akkadian, Aramaic, and other Semitic languages. He earned an M.A. from the University of Dallas and his Ph.D. from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute at the Catholic University of America. Marshner has been published extensively in newspapers and academic journals and is an acclaimed speaker and professor.

Theology on Tap originated in the Archdiocese of Chicago and has spread throughout the country as a vital and popular component of young adult ministry. The goal is to provide a forum for young adults to learn about and discuss their faith in a relaxing social setting.

For more information about this program please visit the website of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington's Office for Family Life. Pat Troys is located at 111 North Pitt Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.



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