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Grace & Nature: Contemporary Controversies

Dec 3 at 12:00 pm - Dec 4 at 6:30 pm

Grace & Nature: Contemporary Controversies

3-4 December 2021
Angelicum, Aula Minor

Language: English

What is the relationship between nature and grace in Catholic thought? What relevance do traditional controversies about natural and supernatural have for theology today? This conference asks about the significance of Christ’s own grace for salvation, the openness of human nature to the divine, and the ultimate destiny of humanity.

Click here to view the Conference Program (PDF).

 

Schedule
Friday, 3 December

Session 1: Controversies Regarding the Universality of the Grace of Christ

12:00 Was Adam’s Grace Christ’s Grace?
Simon Francis Gaine, OP

14:00 Can God Work Through Other Religions? On Christ’s Unique Salvation, the Universality of Grace, and the Problem of Relativism
Giulio Maspero

Session 2: Controversies Regarding Tradition and Theology

15:30 Patristic and Ressourcement Contributions to a Renewed Theology of Grace and Nature
Philipp Renczes, SJ

17:00 Chalcedonian Christology and the Concept of Pure Nature
Thomas Joseph White, OP

Saturday, 4 December

Session 3: Is Human Nature Naturally Open to God?

12:00 The Epistemological Question: Philosophical Theology and the Intellectus Fidei
Serge-Thomas Bonino, OP

14:00 Practising the Presence of God: Imaginative Formation and the Sensus Divinitatis
Judith Wolfe

Session 4: Surnaturel: on the Final End of the Human Person

15:30 The Continuing Significance of de Lubac’s Surnaturel for Contemporary Theology
Karen Kilby

17:00 Controversies Regarding Eschatology and Universalism: Can a Good God Permit Eternal Damnation?
Mats Wahlberg

 

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