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“Ut Unum Sint- That They may be One” celebrating St. John Paul II encyclical on Christian unity.  

St. John Paul IISeton Hall University's Catholic Studies Program presents "Ut Unum Sint- That They may be One" celebrating St. John Paul II encyclical on Christian unity. The event will take place on Wednesday November 11, 2020 at 5:00pm on zoom.

The event is co-sponsored by the Immaculate Conception School of Theology and Department of Religion at Seton hall University.

About the Lecture:
Headshot of Professor Eduardo J EcheverriaIn this lecture, Professor Eduardo J Echeverria will consider three essential aspects of St. John Paul's Encyclical: (1) Its continuity with Vatican II's Decree, Unitatis Redintegratio, (2) its understanding of ecumenical dialogue as what has been called receptive ecumenism, (3) the fundamental ecclesiological question of ecclesial unity and diversity within the One Church, the Catholic Church.

About the Author:
Eduardo J. Echeverria is Professor of Philosophy and Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Graduate School of Theology, Detroit. He earned his doctorate in philosophy from the Free University of Amsterdam and his Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome. His publications include Berkouwer and Catholicism: Disputed Questions (2013), Pope Francis: The Legacy of Vatican II, Revised and Expanded Section Edition (2015, 2019), Divine Election: A Catholic Orientation in Dogmatic and Ecumenical Perspective (2016), Revelation, History, and Truth: A Hermeneutics of Dogma (2018), and In Oceans Deep: Redemptive Suffering and the Crucified God (2018).

About Catholic Studies:
The Catholic Studies program at Seton Hall University offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for students of any creed who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism's rich intellectual tradition and living heritage. Combining the study of history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, sociology, and other disciplines, Catholic Studies focuses on the Church's dialogue with culture and encounter with the world. Students interested in Catholic Studies have the option to pursue a major, minor, or certificate that complements and enhances the university's other degree programs and fields of study. Over 20 years the academic program and its variegated activities have stayed true to and fulfilled the Catholic mission and vision of the University. For more information, please contact Dr. Ines Murzaku at or (973) 275-2808, and Gloria Aroneo at or (973) 275-2808.

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For more information, please contact:

  • Gloria Aroneo
  • (973) 275-2808