Dr. Justin Anderson reflects on Authenticity and Grace: Corridors of
the Heart in the third of four retreats for faculty and administrators
of all faiths.
The Heart of the University Retreat Series gives faculty and
administrators of all faiths the opportunity for input and guided
reflection. The series is co-sponsored by the Office of Mission and
Ministry, and the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership.
The third retreat, given by Dr. Justin Anderson on the theme of
Authenticity and Grace: Corridors of the Heart will be held on Tuesday,
February 4, 2014, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite,
Authenticity is a near synonym of transparency. When one meets an
authentic person, one meets the heart of the person. During this retreat
we will seek to unlock not only personal authenticity as a corridor of
the heart, but how it is that God’s grace also travels the corridors of
our hearts. Thus, authenticity becomes not only a sign of the heart of
the person, but also through her/him, a way we encounter the living God.
Justin M. Anderson, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Christian
Ethics in the School of Theology. He earned both his Ph.D. and M.Phil.
from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Louvain). His current research
focuses on virtue and its relation to grace in Aquinas’ moral science.
He has published on Aquinas’ understanding of grace in the life of the
If you have any questions, contact Linda Garofalo or Francia Peterson at (973) 313-6042.
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