Distinguished author and professor Rev. Stephen Brock, Ph.D., will deliver Christendom’s annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture on Wednesday, January 24. The talk, titled “The Metaphysics of Prayer,” will be delivered at 4:00 p.m. in the college’s St. Kilian’s Café, and is open to the public.

Rev. Stephen Brock is a distinguished author and professor.

Rev. Brock, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, earned his B.A. from the University of Chicago, his M.S.L. from the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, and his two Ph.Ds. from the University of Toronto and the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, respectively.  He is currently a professor of Medieval Philosophy at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, and is a member of the Scientific Board of Acta Philosophica and others.

Rev. Brock is the author of The Philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas, A Sketch and Action & Conduct: Thomas Aquinas and the Theory of Action. Rev. Brock has also been published in International Philosophical Quarterly, The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, The Thomist, and more.

Christendom College’s philosophy department hosts a distinguished speaker every year on or around the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas (January 28) to speak on a philosophical or theological topic, and has done so since the founding of the college. Past speakers have included author Russell Hittinger, Reverend David Meconi, Reverend Lawrence Dewan, and Reverend John D. Corbett.

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