Christendom’s history department will welcome Rev. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C., to campus this Thursday for a 40th Anniversary lecture this Thursday titled: “Father Hesburgh of Notre Dame: An American Priest Amidst the Challenges of 1968.” The talk, part of the college’s Faith and Reason Lecture Series, will be held in St. Kilian’s Café beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Rev. Wilson Miscamble will deliver a Faith and Reason Series lecture on Thursday, February, February 22.

Rev. Miscamble is professor in the department of history at Notre Dame, a department which he chaired from 1993-1998. A known expert on U.S. political and diplomatic history, Rev. Miscamble has written two books — George F. Kennan and the Making of American Foreign Policy, 1947-1950 and From Roosevelt to Truman: Potsdam, Hiroshima and the Cold War— that have won the Harry S. Truman Book Award, amongst others. Rev. Miscamble has also served as the rector and superior of Moreau Seminary, the principal formation site for the Congregation of Holy Cross in North America.

The Faith & Reason Lecture Series was born of the spirit of Faith & Reason, the academic journal of Christendom College. The mission of the journal and this series is to create an educated Catholic laity, a laity in love with all that is good, beautiful, and true.

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