Christendom College Theology Professor Dr. William Marshner will deliver a two-part lecture series on August 18 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Marshner’s series is entitled Vatican I & Vatican II: Papal Primacy & Episcopal Power.
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.