Lowell Lecture

Annual Candlemas Lecture: Werner Jeanrond: Hopes, Hope and Radical Hope: Christian Hope and the Praxis of Love

Date & Time

Feb. 6, 2019 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Boston College - Devlin 101
140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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Wener Jeanrond

Presenting Organization

Boston College




Lauren Wilwerding (lauren.wilwerding@bc.edu, 617-552-2203)

Werner G Jeanrond is a native of the Saarland, now part of Germany. Following his studies of theology, German, and education at the Universities of the Saarland and of Regensburg and his PhD at the University of Chicago Divinity School, he taught systematic theology at Trinity College Dublin, the Universities of Lund (Sweden) and Glasgow (Scotland) before taking up his present appointment in 2012 as Master of St Benet’s Hall and professor of theology at the University of Oxford. His books and articles in theology and hermeneutics have been translated into many languages. He and his wife Betty have two grown children.

Cosponsored by the Theology Department.