12th Annual Cassiciacum Dialogue/Dr. Michael Legaspi
7:00pm EST February 27, 2013
Dr. Michael Legaspi, instructor of philosophy and religious studies at Philips Academy, Andover, will speak at the 12th Annual Cassiciacum Dialogue, an open discussion led by distinguished philosophy scholars. Dr. Legaspi is a dintinguished biblical scholar and the 2011 John Templeton Awardee for Theological Promise. His first book, “The Death of Scripture and the Rise of Biblical Studies” (Oxford University Press, 2010), explores how Enlightement thinkers developed new academic modes of biblical criticism designed to preserve European culture by replacing older, confessional forms of biblical theology. He is working on a second book, which will examine how concepts of wisdom have shaped biblical study and interpretation.
The discussion by question and answer will follow the talk. This event is free and open to the public.