Christendom College theology professor Dr. William Marshner and history professor Dr. Brendan McGuire will be delivering lectures in the Northern Virginia area this month as part of the Institute of Catholic Culture’s spring lecture series. Marshner’s talk is entitled, “Saint Augustine: Free Will & the Grace of God,” and McGuire’s lecture series is entitled, “Sts. Cyril & Methodius: The Christening of Eastern Europe.”

marshner_0896Dr. Marshner’s talk will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m., in the St. James Church Hall, located at 905 Park Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22046.

Marshner received his M.A. from the University of Dallas and an S.T.L. and S.T.D. from the John Paul II Institute.  In 1977, Marshner became a founding faculty member of Christendom College and has served continuously as a professor of Theology, lecturing widely on topics ranging from Islam to the heresy of modernism.

Dr. McGuire’s lecture series will be held on Thursdays, February 14 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael Church Hall located at 7401 Saint Michael Lane, Annandale, VA 22003.

mcguireMcGuire is a Catholic historian, specializing in the classical and medieval periods.  He received his doctoral degree in medieval history from Saint Louis University, and in recent years has presented scholarly research on various historical topics at prestigious regional, national, and international conferences.  He has taught both history and classical languages at the undergraduate level, and he is currently a professor of history at Christendom College, his alma mater.

All of lectures are free and open to the public. For more information about these lectures visit InstituteofCatholicCulture.org.

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